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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

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! 😉 

HI-HI! Coming at you twice today, but for a good reason; bacon in a salad AND maple syrup in a vinaigrette! Hollaaaa! ⬅ 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. 😀 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

Katerina | Diethood
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.
5 from 6 votes
Servings : 4 servings
Prep Time 3 mins
Total Time 3 mins

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
 

  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl; whisk until well combined and thoroughly incorporated.
  • Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  • Place in a jar with a lid and refrigerate for up to two weeks.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE Points: 5 

Nutrition

Calories: 135 kcal | Carbohydrates: 3 g | Protein: 0 g | Fat: 13 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 15 mg | Potassium: 11 mg | Sugar: 3 g | Calcium: 5 mg | Iron: 0.1 mg | Net Carbs: 3 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Salad Dressing/Marinade
Cuisine: American
Keyword: balsamic vinegar, chicken marinade, marinade recipe, salad dressing recipe
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21 comments on “Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette”

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    Jaren (Diary of a Recipe Collector)

    I love good salad dressing recipes! Pinned and I can’t wait to try this one!

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    Sharon @ What The Fork Food Blog

    This dressing looks delicious! I’m always looking for new ones to try to spice up my salads ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Tanya Schroeder

    Paris and Farrah Fawcett hair LOL! This dressing is THE best, I can see why you get requests.

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    Kimberly @ The Daring Gourmet

    So good! This would be delicious on squash as well. LOVE that salad you’re pouring the vinaigrette over, I really wish I had one of those right now!

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    Amy Stafford

    Love that you put in maple syrup, cuz I love maple syrup on everything. That salad looks incredible!!

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    Lora @cakeduchess

    Yes, you can still say hollaaaa because that’s what I say for this vinaigrette! I want to try it now with your gorgeous salad!!

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    heather @french press

    I love love love that golden balsamic! and this dressing sounds SO good! gorgeous pictures too ๐Ÿ™‚

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