Balsamic Dressing

Balsamic Dressing | Homemade Salad Dressing

Recipe: Balsamic Dressing:

Balsamic Dressing How to make balsamic vinaigrette?

If you are trying to eat healthier, and add more salads to your daily eating, don’t ruin them by adding extra calories with salad dressing that contains tons of sugars and additives. For many of us, our favorite “ranch dressing” even the low-fat versions are full of calories and people just add them freely to their salads.

It is important to read the contents of each of the bottle dressing, because if you think, Oh well, it has only 20 calories per serving, but often times a bottle has more than 30 servings!!!! That adds up lots of calories!

Salad dressings don’t have to be without flavor or boring. Actually, they can be the opposite! If you follow this recipe step by step, I can assure you, that when you serve this dressing with your salad, people will want to have seconds!

If you have kids and are used to cooking with them, have them help you with this easy balsamic dressing  and at the same time, you are providing them with a healthy alternative.  You can prepare this balsamic vinegar and keep it in your refrigerator. By using this, you will not have to run and buy the bottle kind!

Ingredients to Prepare Balsamic Dressing

¾ Cup extra virgin olive oil

¼ Cup balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon honey, preferably organic

1 tablespoon mustard seeds

1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

1 teaspoon salt

Balsamic Dressing
Ingredients to Prepare Balsamic Dressing

How to prepare – step- by-step Balsamic Dressing?

COMBINE balsamic vinegar, honey, salt and pepper in food processor until well blended

ADD, with the food processor still going, the oil in a slow steady stream.

ADD the mustard seeds and pulse for one second to mix without crushing the seeds.

TASTE and adjust seasonings if necessary. If it is too acidic for your taste, you can add a little bit more of honey.

PACK in an airtight bottle (an empty, clean jam container works as well) and save in the refrigerator. It will be fresh for several weeks!

Tips to make Balsamic Vinegar

You can also add garlic, herbs and spices to this dressing. If you are adding rosemary, make sure you pull the leaves before adding to the dressing.

Shake the dressing before serving. . The ingredients tend to separate while in the refrigerator. Make sure you shake it to mix the ingredients.

How to serve this Balsamic Vinegar?

You can add this balsamic vinegar to any of your favorite salads!

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What about you….. Do you have any recipe of balsamic dressing? Do you have any tips or tricks on how to prepare baked salmon that you would like to share? How do you resolve your daily cooking? I would love for you to share a comment about this particular recipe, and also tell me a little bit about what frustrates you the most when you are ready to prepare a meal. I personally am responding to all the questions and comments as my objective with this blog is to help someone like me to be successful in the kitchen.

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How to make balsamic vinaigrette? If you are trying to eat healthier, and add more salads to your daily eating, don’t ruin them by adding extra calories with salad dressing that contains tons of sugars and additives. For many of us, our favorite “ranch dressing” even the low-fat versions are full of calories and people just add them freely to their salads. It is important to read the contents of each of the bottle dressing, because if you think, Oh well, it has only 20 calories per serving, but often times a bottle has more than 30 servings!!!! That adds up lots of calories! Salad dressings don’t have to be without flavor or boring. Actually, they can be the opposite! If you follow this recipe step by step, I can assure you, that when you serve this dressing with your salad, people will want to have seconds! If you have kids and are used to cooking with them, have them help you with this easy balsamic dressing and at the same time, you are providing them with a healthy alternative. You can prepare this balsamic vinegar and keep it in your refrigerator. By using this, you will not have to run and buy the bottle kind!
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: International
Serves: 1 Cup
Ingredients
  • ¾ Cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ Cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey, preferably organic
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. COMBINE balsamic vinegar, honey, salt and pepper in food processor until well blended
  2. ADD, with the food processor still going, the oil in a slow steady stream.
  3. ADD the mustard seeds and pulse for one second to mix without crushing the seeds.
  4. TASTE and adjust seasonings if necessary. If it is too acidic for your taste, you can add a little bit more of honey.
  5. PACK in an airtight bottle (an empty, clean jam container works as well) and save in the refrigerator. It will be fresh for several weeks!
  6. Tips to make Balsamic Vinegar
  7. You can also add garlic, herbs and spices to this dressing. If you are adding rosemary, make sure you pull the leaves before adding to the dressing.
  8. Shake the dressing before serving. . The ingredients tend to separate while in the refrigerator. Make sure you shake it to mix the ingredients.

 

This recipe is also available in Spanish = Esta receta también está disponible en español: Aderezo Balsámico

Bon appetit!

¡Buen provecho!

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