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Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

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Homemade Salad Dressings (pdf)

Serves 10



  • 3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons minced onion or chives
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Whisk all ingredients except oil. Slowly drizzle in oil, whisking constantly until mixed and for a minute more. Let dressing set for 10 minutes or more to develop flavors. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 months. Shake well before serving.


Nutrition Facts


Calories: 25.5

Total Fat: 2.04g

Saturated Fat: 0.26g

Cholesterol: 0mg


Carbohydrates:1.59 g 

Fiber: .08g

Sugar: 0.98g

Protein: 0.1g