Peanut Basil Vinaigrette

The peanut, basil and balsamic flavours of this versatile dressing will inspire your meal menus for weeks – and the monounsaturated fats in the peanut oil are a heart-healthy type of fat. The dressing is excellent with a vegetable salad, coleslaw or noodles, brushed over grilled veggies, or even as a marinade.

Peanut Basil Vinaigrette

Prep time: 5 minutes

Makes ½ cup (125 ml)

Ingredients:

⅓ cup (75 ml) basil leaves, lightly packed

2 tbsp (30 ml) peanuts

1 large garlic clove

2 tbsp (30 ml) balsamic vinegar

1 tbsp (15 ml) peanut butter

⅓ cup (75 ml) peanut oil

Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

Finely chop basil with peanuts and garlic, and place in a bowl. Whisk in balsamic vinegar and peanut butter until combined. Whisk in peanut oil until blended. Add salt and pepper if needed.

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Additional recipes can be found at www.peanutbureau.ca.

Article Source: www.newscanada.com

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