Chili Lime Vinaigrette

 Chili Lime Vinaigrette

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This is one of my favoriteeeee salad dressings!  It is seriously so tasty and the perfect homemade touch to a summer dinner party.  I’ve said it before, homemade condiments are a million times better than any store bought version and usually pretty easy to make.  Pair this dressing with a simple grilled shrimp for an entrée salad, or just use greens and make a grilled skirt steak with chimichurri as the main course!

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pepper example, sometimes they have more of a red hue


Chili Lime Vin: 2.5 cups

4 scallions, roughly chopped

2 shallot, roughly chopped

1/4 cup honey

1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

1/2 cup chopped basil

1 small hot red/orangey pepper (see picture), seeded and split down the middle

zest from 3 limes

juice from 5 limes

1/4 teaspoon chili powder and smoked paprika

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

1 cup extra virgin olive oil

In a blender combine all ingredients except for the olive oil.  Blend for 30 seconds and add oil.  Blend for another 30 seconds to a minute or until everything is combined.  Store in airtight container or bottle for up to 3 weeks.

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