balsamic vinaigrette dressing

The BEST Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

The very Best Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing you’ll ever have! Simple yet oh so flavorful, this ain’t no basic balsamic dressing. Made with real ingredients, and the perfect companion to any salad. Make this dressing today!

Prep: 5 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 25 minutes
Fat 9 Carbs 7 Protein 0
Yield 6 servings 1x


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. Heat a medium skillet over medium/high heat. Add olive oil.
  2. When olive oil is fragrant add onion and garlic. Let sauté in olive oil for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Turn heat to low heat and let olive oil, garlic, and onion simmer uncovered for 10-15 minutes. Then remove from heat and let cool.
  4. Add all ingredients for the dressing into a mason jar, close tightly, and shake until all ingredients are combined.

Tips & Notes

Dressing keeps refrigerated in an air-tight container for 3-5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 recipe Calories: 106 Sugar: 5 Sodium: 52 Fat: 9 Carbohydrates: 7 Fiber: 0 Protein: 0
Author: Linley RichterCategory: DressingMethod: Stove TopCuisine: Italian

Keywords: balsamic dressing