Homemade Balsamic Dressing is the easiest salad dressing to make! This homemade Balsamic vinaigrette Dressing has just 5 ingredients and it is done in under 5 minutes! This Healthy Balsamic dressing has the perfect balance of sweet and tangy that is perfect for drizzling over a fresh homemade salad.
Homemade Balsamic Dressing
For the longest time I bought store bought salad dressing just like the rest of the world. Then I figured out just how easy it is to make salad dressing at home. Since then I have been hooked and I have been working on creating all of my favorite salad dressings at home. It has taken sometime to perfect them and to find the right balance of flavors but little by little I am.
The thing I love most about making salad dressing at home like this Balsamic vinaigrette Dressing, is that I can customize it to have the flavors and strength of flavors that I like. While this recipe is exactly to my taste preference it might not be to yours, but since you will know the basic ingredients in Balsamic Dressing you can change the amounts and customize it to your preferences if you want to.
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How to Store Balsamic Dressing
After making balsamic dressing you can use it right away or you can store it in the fridge. I like to make a large batch of dressing and keep it in a mason jar in my fridge so I can just grab it whenever I want it. But it is so easy to make that I can make it fresh in no time if I run out.
If you are storing homemade salad dressing then pour the dressing into a mason jar and tightly close the lid. Store the salad dressing in the fridge, it will keep for up to 3 weeks. Well I should say is it can keep for that long but the chances of it actually lasting that long with out everyone eating it are slim to none.
How to use Balsamic salad Dressing
As much as I love using balsamic dressing on my salads, like my Avocado BLT Salad it is also great for many other things as well.
Marinating meats, fish and chicken are super tasty after being marinating them in this healthy balsamic dressing and cooked in the oven or on the grill.
Balsamic Dressing Ingredients
- 3 ounces olive oil (I prefer extra virgin olive oil)
- 1.5 ounces balsamic vinegar
- 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice (I prefer from a fresh lemon)
- Salt to taste
How to Make Balsamic Dressing
In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, mustard, lemon juice and salt together.
If you want to cut down on dishes then you can add everything to a mason jar or any jar with a lid. Put the lid on the jar and shake vigorously.
You can then pour it over your salad right from there or you can store it.
Depending on how big your salad dressing container is you can double and triple this recipe easily so you can have the dressing whenever you want it.
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- In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, mustard, lemon juice and salt together.
- You can then pour it over your salad right from there or you can store it.
- Depending on how big your salad dressing container is you can double and triple this recipe easily so you can have the dressing whenever you want it.
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