Sauce Recipes

Chef Noel Cunningham Sun-dried Tomato Herb Vinaigrette

“This sun-dried tomato vinaigrette is the perfect summer dressing. It complements any tossed salad and it only takes a few ingredients. I am sure that you will enjoy this dressing as much as I did.” Chef Noel Cunningham, Cuisine by Noel


1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, packed in oil

2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar

1/2 cup oil from sun-dried tomatoes

1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil

1 Tbsp. chopped red onion

1/3 cup parmesan cheese

1 Tbsp. oregano

Pinch salt

Pinch pepper

1 tsp. sugar


Add sun-dried tomatoes to a blender and pulse until chopped into smaller pieces.

Reduce speed of blender then add balsamic vinegar and oil to the sun-dried tomato pieces. Pulse until well combined.

Add all the remaining ingredients and pulse until the dressing combines. Pour into a container for serving and put to chill.

About the author

Chef Noel Cunningham

Chef Noel Cunningham, socially known as Chef Cunny, is the dynamic force behind his catering company, Cuisine by Noel and columnist at cooking sense magazine. His philosophy and passion are reflected in his move towards creating healthier cuisine along with showcasing Jamaican cuisine with a modern twist.

He recently appeared twice on CTV Winnipeg’s Morning Live, Kiss102.3fm, and was featured in the November 2015 and March 2016 issue of Jamaican Eats magazine. In the last 12 months, he was also featured in the Jamaica Gleaner, Jamaica Observer and the Jamaican magazine. If that isn’t enough, he has under his belt many television appearances on Jamaica’s CVM TV: Television Jamaica’s morning program Smile Jamaica, Entertainment Report, Intense, Nyammings cooking show and Talk Jamaica Online Radio.