Drizzle this Homemade Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette on all your veggie salads this summer. Shake all the ingredients up in a jar and store on your counter for up to two weeks. Homemade salad dressing in an instant.
This is the perfect dressing to serve with this Spinach Chicken Caprese Salad.
Most of the time I just buy bottled dressing. I mean, when the store has buy one get one sales all the time, it’s just easy to stock up on all the different dressings that our family enjoys. But homemade dressing is actually really easy to make, and it always tastes better too.
This homemade vinaigrette can be made in about five minutes, and you probably have all the ingredients on hand to make it. I love the flavor of balsamic vinegar in different things, so I keep a bottle of that in our cupboard.
I love that this vinaigrette keeps for about 2 weeks. If I’m short on time for dinner, I can pick up a rotisserie chicken and a bag of salad from Sam’s. Pull out the jar of dressing and give it a shake and dinner is ready.
How to make Homemade Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette:
- Measure all your ingredients and pour them into a mason jar.
- The recipe says to use 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper, but if you can adjust that and add more if you like. We usually double it.
- Screw the lid on tightly and shake it until everything is mixed in.
- Serve immediately with a mixed greens salad or on a Veggie Salad.
- This dressing will keep for about 2 weeks on your counter or cupboard.
This Homemade Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette is perfect for summer salads because it is so light and refreshing. My favorite thing is to drizzle it over cut up veggies in a bowl. It’s also great on this Veggie Pasta Salad, if you want to replace the regular oil and vinegar dressing.
If you love this Homemade Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette, make sure to check out these other great looking homemade dressings:
- This homemade Avocado Lime Salad Dressing is perfect for dipping veggies in or drizzling over your fresh salads.
- A bottle of this Homemade Ranch Dressing would be the perfect condiment for any salad or appetizer.
- This Homemade Caesar Dressing has all the flavor of store bought but is healthier.
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Homemade Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe:
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
- 2 Tablespoons honey
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- Combine all the ingredients in a bottle. Close the lid and shake vigorously.
- Store at room temperature until needed. Re-shake if the ingredients have separated.
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 85 Total Fat: 7g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 135mg Carbohydrates: 6g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 6g Protein: 0g