Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon Hamburger Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted Hamburger/Search Icon

Mustard-Caper Vinaigrette

Yield: Yields about 1 cup.


  • 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs. minced capers (rinsed if salt-packed)
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1-1/2 tsp. light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh garlic
  • Dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


  • In a small bowl or glass jar with a tight lid, whisk or shake all of the ingredients. The vinaigrette can be refrigerated for a week.


Rate or Review


  • birdie | 12/01/2010

    Excellent. Didn't have lemon zest and didn't miss it. No telling how good it would be with the zest.

Rate this Recipe

Write a Review

Delicious Dish

Find the inspiration you crave for your love of cooking

Fine Cooking Magazine

Subscribe today
and save up to 44%

Already a subscriber? Log in.


View All

Moveable Feast Logo

Season 4 Extras

Carmel, CA (511)

Visit the quaint seaside town of Carmel for a coastal episode of Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking. Host Curtis Stone joins chefs Justin Cogley and James Syhabout as they forage…

View all Moveable Feast recipes and video extras


Follow Fine Cooking on your favorite social networks