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two mason jars labeled pesto vinaigrette and marscapone ranch with a sprig of basil.

Pesto Salad Dressing

Turn store-bought premade pesto into the best salad dressing or sauce for chicken. So simple!
Course dressings
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 2 T store bought pesto I use Costco's
  • cup red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • cup olive oil


  • Whisk the first four ingredients together in a low, shallow bowl or mason jar.
  • Slowly whisk in olive oil until an emulsion is created. Alternatively, put the lid on the mason jar and shake until the ingredients are incorporated.


  • Can stay in fridge for up to 2 weeks. Shake before using.