Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

A simple, easy and incredibly flavorful salad vinaigrette to add to your arsenal!

Ingredients:
8 cloves garlic, roasted and peeled
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup olive oil

Method:
1. Combine the garlic, vinegar, mustard, honey, lime juice and salt and pepper, to taste, in a blender and blend until smooth. With the motor running, slowly add the oil until emulsified. Set aside until ready to use; the vinaigrette will keep in the fridge for up to a week.

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