Mendocino Farms Chipotle Vinaigrette Recipe: Elevate Your Salad Game

Elevating your salad game with Mendocino Farms' Chipotle Vinaigrette is a surefire way to add a burst of flavor and a hint of smokiness to your favorite greens. 

Recreating this tangy and spicy dressing at home is simple and rewarding. Here's how to make Mendocino Farms' Chipotle Vinaigrette and take your salads to the next level: 

Ingredients: – 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil – 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar – 1 tablespoon honey – 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce (from canned chipotles), minced

– 1 teaspoon adobo sauce (from canned chipotles) – 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard – 1 clove garlic, minced – 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin – Salt and black pepper, to taste

Instructions: 1. In a small bowl or jar, combine the extra-virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, honey, minced chipotle pepper, adobo sauce, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, ground cumin, salt, and black pepper. 2. Whisk or shake vigorously until all the ingredients are well combined and the dressing is emulsified. Alternatively, you can use a blender or food processor to blend the ingredients until smooth.

1. Taste the dressing and adjust the seasoning to your liking. Add more salt, pepper, or honey for sweetness, if desired. 2. Transfer the chipotle vinaigrette to a sealed container or dressing bottle and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.

1. Before serving, give the dressing a good shake or stir to recombine any separated ingredients. 2. Drizzle the chipotle vinaigrette over your favorite salad greens, vegetables, or protein for a burst of flavor and a touch of heat. Toss the salad gently to coat everything evenly with the dressing. 3. Enjoy your elevated salad creation with the smoky and tangy goodness of Mendocino Farms' Chipotle Vinaigrette.

With Mendocino Farms' Chipotle Vinaigrette, you can transform a simple salad into a gourmet culinary experience. Whether you're dressing up mixed greens, grilled vegetables, or protein-packed salads, this flavorful vinaigrette is sure to impress.  

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