Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"You cannot see the lettuce and the dressing without suspecting a salad."
-Arthur Conan Doyle, The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard

The refrigerator light goes on...

Using pickled jalapenos in this vinaigrette makes it spicy without being overpowering. The real trick is the tiny bit of sugar: that little bit of sweetness balances the sourness perfectly.


Jalapeno Vinaigrette

Servings: 6 | Serving size: 2 tablespoons

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

Keeps well, refrigerated, for 4-5 days. Allow to come to room temperature (do not microwave!) and stir well before using refrigerated vinaigrette.

2 Tbsp pickled jalapenos (minced)
1 small shallot (minced)
1 Tbsp green bell pepper (minced)
6 Tbsp liquid from the pickled jalapenos
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/8 tsp sugar
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)

slices of pickled jalapenos in a small glass bowl
In a small bowl, whisk together the jalapenos, shallot, green bell pepper, jalapeno liquid, olive oil, and sugar.


Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 2 tablespoons

Servings: 6

Amount Per Serving

Calories 82 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value
Total Fat 9g 14%
    Saturated Fat 1g 5%
    Monounsaturated Fat 7g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 72mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates <1g <1%
    Dietary Fiber <1g <1%
    Sugars <1g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
Vitamin K 6 mcg Potassium 17 mg
Magnesium 1 mg