This summery dressing is delightful with a mixed green salad.
2 cups basil leaves (about 1 large bunch)
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup white wine or champagne vinegar
1 large clove garlic
Salt and pepper to taste
In a blender jar, whirl the basil, oil, vinegar, and garlic until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste.
YIELD: Makes about 1 cup dressing