This Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe is the perfect way to make your salads shine. Packed with flavor, bottled dressings just can’t compete.
As I said in my last post, sometimes it feels odd to be talking about food with so much going on in the world.
For me, like many in Florida, the last week has been surreal. It seems cliche to say that the waiting was the hardest part, but it was.
I grew up and went to college in Florida and have friends scattered across the state. Every update would bring so much stress, regardless of where the anticipated path was.
I found myself binge cooking for days. I told myself that I was doing it so we would be prepared if we lost power. And, of course, that was true.
But I also realized that it was one of the most productive ways that I could channel my stress. My boys felt like I was spoiling them, but in truth, I was just trying to stay sane.
One of the first things I made was this Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe. With canned beans in the pantry and a fridge packed with vegetables, I knew I’d been good for days. (I also used it to make a pasta salad.)
In the end, we were fine. Despite the storm repeatedly turning west, it never went far enough west that we saw the worst of it. (Living near the ocean, my biggest concern was the storm surge. We had none.)
I know many of you out there were not so fortunate. I’m thinking of my Florida friends as well as those in Houston during this time of recovery. XO
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Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing RecipeThis Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe is the perfect way to make your salads shine. Packed with flavor, bottled dressings just can't compete.Prep Time 5 minutesTotal Time 5 minutesServings 12Calories 126 kcal
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic more or less to taste
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper optional
Nutrition FactsBalsamic Vinaigrette Dressing RecipeAmount Per ServingCalories 126 Calories from Fat 117% Daily Value*Total Fat 13g 20%Saturated Fat 1g 5%Cholesterol 0mg 0%Sodium 209mg 9%Potassium 5mg 0%Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%Dietary Fiber 0g 0%Sugars 0gProtein 0g 0%Vitamin A 0.3%Vitamin C 0.3%Calcium 0.3%Iron 0.7%* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
- Combine ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Store in a mason jar in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.