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Home Health Library Recipes Orange basil vinaigrette

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size About 1/3 cup
Calories 45

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat 1 g
Saturated fat Trace
Total fat 1 g
Sodium 33 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Dietary fiber Trace
Protein Trace

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

This vinaigrette uses extra-virgin olive oil and white wine vinegar, along with orange juice. It's great over spinach or fruit salad.


(Serves 8)
  • 2 cups unsweetened orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil or 1 tablespoon fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil


In a small saucepan, combine the orange juice and cornstarch. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil for about 1 minute. Pour into a bowl or jar and refrigerate until cold.

When the orange juice mixture is well chilled, add the vinegar, mustard, basil and olive oil. Whisk until well blended. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until needed.

Last Updated: July 3rd, 2020