Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette – Zesty dijon mustard, sweet maple syrup, and tangy golden balsamic vinegar lend bright flavors to this amazing Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette. It is wonderful on salads, pastas, and works great as a marinade for meats.

Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette jar with recipe title on photo.

MAPLE BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE

A classic vinaigrette salad dressing made with maple syrup and dijon mustard. It takes 2 minutes to prep and it’s sure to take your salad to whole new levels. 

Even better, this Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette also serves as killer marinade resulting in perfectly tender, juicy, and delicious meats.

Look, if I had a dollar for every time someone asked me to share this salad dressing recipe with them, I’d be a thousandaire. Still far from the gazillionaire that I WILL be, but we’re getting closer! πŸ˜‰ 

HI-HI! Coming at you twice today, but for a good reason; bacon in a salad AND maple syrup in a vinaigrette! Hollaaaa! β¬… Can I still say that? Is it giving away my I’m a 90’s child and I loved wearing Cross Colors?!? Oh well!

Because it’s Monday, it’s always fun to start the week with a salad and a salad dressing because it totally fits in with the whole, It’s Monday, and I’m on a diet lie. 

Whisking dijon mustard and balsamic vinegar in a large measuring cup.

HOW TO MAKE MAPLE BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE

But get this. We can totally do that with this salad dressing. ALL YOU WILL NEED TO DO IS whisk together maple syrup, dijon mustard, olive oil, GOLDEN Balsamic Vinegar, salt and pepper.

Add that to an Apple Bacon Salad OR smother it over some baked chicken, and that will make for one awesome, waist-friendly din din. Trust me, I’ve done it.

Apples and Bacon Salad with Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette

So… see? Picture yourself with a huge platter of your favorite Fall salad tossed with our amazing Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette, sitting on a balcony in Paris, with a cool breeze waving around your Farrah Fawcett hair, while wearing your hot boyfriend’s white dress shirt. πŸ˜€ MY dreams are made of thiiiiis….

I have really odd dreams…

Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette in a jar.

So…MAKE THIS. Okay, BYE BYE! xo

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Maple Balsamic dressing in a closed jar.
Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette
Prep Time
3 mins
Total Time
3 mins
 
A classic vinaigrette salad dressing made with maple syrup and dijon mustard. It's wonderful on salads, pastas, and works great as a marinade for meats.
Course: Salad Dressing/Marinade
Cuisine: American
Keyword: balsamic vinegar, chicken marinade, marinade recipe, salad dressing recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 135 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons golden balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl; whisk until well combined and thoroughly incorporated.
  2. Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  3. Place in a jar with a lid and refrigerate for up to two weeks.
Recipe Notes

WW FREESTYLE Points: 5Β 

Nutrition Facts
Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette
Amount Per Serving
Calories 135 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 15mg1%
Potassium 11mg0%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 0g0%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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16 Responses
  1. Nathalie

    What can the Dijon mustard be replaced with. I tried so many times, but unfortunately, I don’t like it. Would regular yellow mustard do the trick? Thanks!

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