Honey Balsamic Dressing is the perfect addition to any leafy green salad. You’ll be making this easy Balsamic Dressing Recipe weekly!
It’s made with a few staple ingredients like Dijon mustard, honey, balsamic vinegar, and garlic. This dressing is packed with great flavor and will quickly become your new go-to.
Honey Balsamic Dressing also doubles as an easy balsamic marinade for steak, chicken, or fish.
You can try this delicious salad dressing recipe along with your favorite salad, like this caramelized peach burrata salad or this watermelon feta salad.
Honey Balsamic Dressing Recipe
This super simple homemade Honey Balsamic Dressing is a lifesaver. Made with ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen, you can whip up a quick and easy salad dressing that can also be used as a marinade.
One of the things I love most about Spring and Summer is the seasonal fruit and salads that come along with the season change! There is nothing more refreshing than adding fresh fruit to leafy salads.
But we all know that no salad is complete without a delicious dressing that ties it all together. This homemade balsamic dressing does just that by adding a nice touch of tang and bit of sweetness to your salad.
Homemade Balsamic Dressing Ingredients
All you need to make this simple salad dressing is Dijon mustard, honey, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, salt, and pepper.
*For a detailed list of ingredients and measurements, please reference the recipe card down below.
How to Make Balsamic Vinaigrette
Making a dressing from scratch might sound intimidating or daunting, but I promise it’s not!
This salad dressing comes together in just ONE simple step. This super easy Honey Balsamic Dressing is quick to make in a pinch and can be stored in your fridge so you always have delicious homemade dressing on hand.
To make this Balsamic Dressing, just place all the ingredients in a glass jar and shake or stir until fully combined.
Other Uses for Balsamic Vinegar Dressing
This balsamic dressing is more than just a dressing. You can put it on almost everything! Here are some of my favorite alternative uses for it:
- Finishing Sauce/Final Drizzle
- Marinade for roasted red peppers
- Marinade for chicken
Try adding it to a Strawberry Caprese Chicken Salad or a Strawberry Spinach Salad, it’s delicious!
How long does honey balsamic dressing last?
This honey balsamic dressing can last for around 2-3 weeks refrigerated in an air tight container.
Should balsamic be refridgerated?
You can serve and/or eat balsamic chilled or at room temperature. However, when you are using balsamic for a dressing, it’s typically preferred chilled.
Questions you may have
Yes, but a vinaigrette has much more robust flavors than balsamic vinegar. It will depend on your taste preferences. Personally, I think balsamic vinegar alone is a little strong for some uses.
Balsamic vinegar is a very dark, concentrated, and intensely flavored vinegar made mostly from grape must. Balsamic vinaigrette is a combination of vinegar, oil, sugar, and herbs.
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Honey Balsamic Dressing
- 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
- 1-2 tablespoons honey more or less depending on how sweet you like it
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1 garlic clove minced
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
- Place the dijon mustard, honey, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, salt, and pepper in a glass jar and shake or stir until fully combined.
- If you made this recipe, leave a comment below to let me know how you liked it!
Easy and delicious!
Not a fan of Dijon mustard. Would regular yellow mustard work instead???
I think you could! If you do, let me know how it turns out 🙂
This is my new favourite dressing. My d as my family loves it and when I have had company they have asked for the recipe.
The best balsamic I’ve ever had! Everyone wanted the recipe! Thanks so much.