Basil, Balsamic Vinegar and Pine Nut Dressing
Recipe Type: Side Dish
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Serves: 4
You'll find pleasure for your palate with this salad dressing full of fresh chopped basil and toasted pine nuts.
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 good handful of chopped fresh basil
  • 1 good handful of pine nuts, toasted and chopped (about ¼ cup)
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  1. Carefully toast the pine nuts in a dry skillet.
  2. Watch them closely as they will tend to burn easily.
  3. Cool and chop.
  4. Combine the vinegar, oil, chopped basil and pine nuts in a jar with salt and pepper and shake well.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at