This maple vinaigrette salad dressing is sweet, tangy, and tastes amazing on your favorite salad ingredients.
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Restaurant Quality Salad Dressing
There is a fancy restaurant in a nearby town and they serve many banquets. When they serve their signature salads to the crowd, this maple vinaigrette salad dressing is the house dressing used. Everyone looks forward to the start of their meal with the salad and warm dinner rolls.
Add Maple Syrup Made from Nature to Your Salad Dressings
Maple syrup is naturally sweet. Making your own salad dressing just takes minutes and you can change the flavor, so it is just the way you like it.
This vinaigrette can be drizzled on roasted vegetables and steak too.
Homemade vinaigrette dressings are easy to make, and the ingredients can be adjusted to your liking too. It takes just a few pantry ingredients for this quick recipe. With just six ingredients combined to drizzle over your favorite salad ingredients: olive oil, balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, while grain Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper. That is it.
Just combine the ingredients and it is ready to use.
Maple Syrup the Natural Sweetener
Pure maple syrup is a favorite natural sweetener. Pancake syrup is different than pure maple syrup. This is one recipe where I would not skimp and use a maple syrup know off.
Drizzle This Salad Dressing Over a Healthy Salad
This is perfect for mixing with baby greens and just as delicious serving over a hearty iceberg lettuce salad.
Whether the salad consists of just greens or has the addition of nuts, cheese, and fruit, this vinaigrette really adds a lovely flavor to the ingredients.
How Long Will a Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Last?
If refrigerated, the salad dressing will last 4-5 weeks. However, the olive oil does solidify when refrigerated. Therefore, bring the dressing to room temperature, give it a mix or shake and it is ready to use.
Maple Mustard Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Marinade
I have used this salad dressing as a delicious marinade for chicken, pork, steaks, and vegetables. Just marinade a few hours before cooking. This dressing can also be drizzled over the meat or vegetables for a restaurant finish. It is delicious to sop up and enjoy with your meal. So yummy.
Maple Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
- 1/2 cup Olive Oil
- 1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar
- 2 tbsp Maple Syrup
- 1 1/2 tsp Whole Grain Dijon Mustard
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
- Make the dressing by combining the Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar, maple syrup, whole grain Dijon Mustard, salt, and pepper. Whisk to combine.
- Another option is to add the ingredients to a mason jar, cover and shake vigorously to combine.
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