Grand Marnier, fresh juice or orange, fresh basil and a touch of mustard highlights this vinaigrette! Serve over butter (Boston) lettuce, sliced mushrooms, thinly sliced sweet onion, and drained mandarin orange segments!
Makes about 1/2 cup
1/3 c. plus 1 T. corn oil
1 T. Grand Marnier (or to taste)
2 T. juice of fresh orange (do not use orange juice in a carton)
2 T. white wine vinegar
3-4 leaves fresh basil, sliced crosswise into ultra thin strips
1/2 t. dry mustard
dash red cayenne pepper
dash black pepper
salt to taste
Combine oil, Grand Marnier, juice of orange, vinegar, basil, dry mustard, red and black pepper. Stir briskly with fork till thoroughly blended. Salt to taste.