This Creamy Balsamic Dressing only takes five minutes to make and is perfect on pretty much every salad you could think of! The homemade dressing packs loads of flavor & is a must try!
Creamy and Dreamy are the perfect words to describe this homemade salad dressing. It is absolutely delicious and is the ideal choice for any kind of greens.
I love salad dressings made from home particularly because I don't like the long list of unknown ingredients that go into store bought salad dressings. It is way too simple to make them at home and much more healthy and fresh.
You absolutely have to try this dressing with my Spring Berry & Feta Salad recipe!
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Why You'll Love This Salad Dressing:
- It's simple to make and blends up in 5 minutes
- The recipe is delicious and tangy
- It makes over a cup of dressing, so you can store the leftovers in the fridge for up to a week
- This salad dressing tastes great on everything!
Frequently Asked Questions About The Recipe:
The mayonnaise is what creates the creamy texture for this dressing. If you don't eat mayonnaise, you could substitute it with greek yogurt, but you will end up with a more sour, tangy taste.
Yes, the dressing tastes best cold and should be refrigerated.
Balsamic vinegar needs to be used in the recipe for its specific rich, dark flavor. It's so yummy. You won't regret the store run.
Olive Oil- The base of the dressing and rich in healthy fats and antioxidants
Balsamic Vinegar- Deep, rich vinegar ideal for this recipe
Mayonnaise- Creates a creamy textured dressing
Honey- Just a touch for sweetness
Dijon Mustard- Adds tangy flavor & contributes to the creaminess
Garlic- For bold flavor
Salt and Pepper- To season the homemade dressing
How to Make Creamy Balsamic Dressing:
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Add all the ingredients into the large bowl (if using an immersion blender) or food processor and blend until completely combined.
Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving. Enjoy!!Print
This Creamy Balsamic Dressing only takes five minutes to make and is perfect on pretty much every salad you could think of! This homemade dressing packs loads of flavor & is a must try!
- ¾ cup olive oil
- ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
- 2 tablespoons mayonnaise (I prefer Hellmans)
- 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 clove garlic, chopped
- ¼ teaspoon sea salt
- ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Refrigerate: 30 minutes
- Category: salad dressing
- Method: immersion blended
- Cuisine: italian
Keywords: creamy balsamic salad dressing, homemade salad dressing, balsamic vinaigrette, salad dressing recipes
Storing the Recipe:
Store the leftover dressing in a sealed container for up to one week in the fridge.