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Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

This Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe is the perfect way to make your salads shine. Packed with flavor, bottled dressings just can't compete.
Course Salad
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Healthy
Keyword balsamic vinaigrette dressing recipe, garlicky, spicy
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 126kcal


  • Blender


  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Swerve or other sweetener
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic more or less to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper optional


  • Combine ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Store in a mason jar in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.


  • Add in 1 chopped shallot or 2 tablespoons chopped red onion.
  • Add 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary.
  • Add the juice of one lemon.
  • Omit the fresh minced garlic and instead use 1 tablespoon of garlic powder. (More or less to taste.)
  • For a kick of heat add in 1 minced chipotle chili pepper plus 1 tablespoon adobo sauce.
Nutritional information does not include the sugar alcohols in Swerve.


Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 209mg | Potassium: 5mg | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg