Creamy Basil Dressing Recipe

1 cup loosely packed fresh basil
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped shallot
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Use dressing on mixed greens or sliced tomatoes or for chicken salad.
Dressing keeps, covered and chilled, 1 day.

Makes about 1/2 cup.

Gourmet, September 2002

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