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Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette Recipe

Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette Recipe is a wonderful way to bring out all the flavors of your favorite salad! We think you’ll agree that this lovely homemade vinaigrette recipe is one of the best out there! We combine sherry vinegar, shallots, onion, red wine, olive oil, and a few more ingredients to make the most decadent salad dressing ever! 

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Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette is a delicious dressing for any salad!

Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette Recipe

This Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette goes with many many salads! I can not count the number of times that my husband has said, “I just feel like a really good salad for dinner. Doesn’t that just sound so good?” Most of the time, I do agree with him. 😉 We love salads at our house! An excellent salad full of veggies and a good protein is where it’s at! It makes me feel so refreshed during the day. My body does not feel right if I don’t have enough protein in it. I literally can immediately tell if my body is lacking protein (especially when pregnant) and I have to eat something with protein right away to feel better. That’s why adding a healthy protein to our salads is always a must! Check below for a list of healthy and filling salads that go great with our Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette!

Need an excuse to eat your veggies? Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette or one of these recipes will do the trick:

Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette is a delicious dressing for any salad!

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Today’s Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette Recipe will go fabulously with any of these salads:

Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette is a delicious dressing for any salad!

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Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette

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Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette Recipe is a wonderful way to bring out all the flavors of your favorite salad!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 5 shallots, finely minced
  • 6 shallots, roughly chopped
  • ¾ cup olive oil, divided
  • ¼ cup white onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ celery, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup carrots, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup red wine
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup sherry wine vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon coarse salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
  • 1 sachet: 1 bay leaf, 3 parsley stems, 5 peppercorns, 1 sprig of thyme


  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat add a ¼ cup olive oil.
  2. Once hot add 5 finely minced shallots and saute for 5 minutes or until translucent.
  3. Scrape from pan; set aside to cool.
  4. Add the remaining roughly chopped 6 shallots to the same pan.
  5. Add the onion, carrot, celery, and 2 tablespoons of olive oil; cook for 4 minutes stirring frequently.
  6. Add red wine and allow to simmer for 5 minutes, or until almost dry.
  7. Stir in chicken broth and sachet.
  8. Bring to a simmer and allow to simmer for 4 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half.
  9. Immediately strain through a fine strainer into a medium sized mixing bowl and discard solids.
  10. Allow to cool, when cool whisk in remaining oil and sherry vinegar.
  11. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  12. Stir in reserved minced shallot and parsley just before serving.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 240Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 151mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 2g

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  1. Scot says:

    How many carrots?

    • Ruthie says:

      Hi Scot- pardon my typo! It’s 1/4 cup carrots and I will go and fix the recipe now so that’s right. Thank you!

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