1 teaspoon Dijon mustard1 shallot, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 cup roughly chopped basil leaves 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 3/4 cup olive oil

Place the salt, sugar, mustard, shallot and basil in a blender or food processor. Pulse several times to combine. Scrape the sides of the blender down with a spatula. Add the vinegar and pulse again.

Turn the blender on low and take off the cap in the center of the blender’s lid. Slowly pour in the olive oil. It may sputter a little out of the open cap, so hold you hand over it to minimize splashing.

When the olive oil is incorporated, turn off the blender and scrape the sides down one more time. Cover and purée everything for 1-2 minutes.

Store covered in the fridge for up to a week.

recipe from http://simplyrecipes.com