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The BEST White Balsamic Vinaigrette

White Balsamic Vinaigrette is an easy recipe that takes minutes to make, yet it will elevate your salad to a new level. This recipe’s simple ingredients are white balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, minced shallots, garlic, salt, black pepper, fresh thyme leaves, and olive oil.

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White Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe with White Bowl and Green Lettuce
White Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

I’ve been making my own salad dressings for years. They are so easy to make and taste better than the dressings you find at the grocery store. This recipe is sure to become a family favorite.

The salad dressing is one of the most essential parts of making a great salad. You want to have a few different dressings in your recipe box that everyone will love.

One of the best things about making salads is you use up any produce that is about to go bad. When I was testing recipes, I used this dressing with a salad with green lettuce, chopped red onions, chopped pears, toasted pecans, and blue cheese crumbles. It was a fantastic combination with this white balsamic vinaigrette.

White balsamic vinegar is similar to balsamic vinegar. It has a lighter taste and is not as sweet as regular balsamic vinegar. It’s made with white grapes and wine vinegar at low temperatures to avoid darkening. You can find white balsamic vinegar in the vinegar aisle in the grocery store.

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Here’s the White Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe:

Ingredients

1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

2 teaspoons minced shallots

1/2 teaspoon minced garlic

1/4 teaspoon fine salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/4 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions for making Vinaigrette with White Balsamic Vinegar

In a small bowl, combine the white balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, shallots, fresh garlic, salt, black pepper, and fresh thyme.

Using a hand-held blender or food processor, slowly add the olive oil and puree all the ingredients until emulsified and the shallots are finely chopped.

Transfer the vinaigrette to an airtight container like a Mason jar and refrigerate. Mix well before each use.

Recipe Card for White Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing with Daily Values

Yield: 6 servings

White Balsamic Vinaigrette

White Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe in a White Bowl and Green Lettuce

This White Balsamic Vinaigrette recipe takes minutes to make, yet will elevate your salad to another level. It's made with white balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, minced shallots, garlic, salt, black pepper, fresh thyme leaves, and olive oil.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons minced shallots
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. Combine the white balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, shallots, garlic, salt, black pepper, and thyme leaves. Mix together.
  2. Using a hand-held blender or food processor, slowly add the olive oil and puree all the ingredients until emulsified and the shallots are finely chopped.
  3. Transfer the white balsamic vinaigrette to an airtight container and refrigerate. Mix well before using.

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 171Total Fat 18gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 15gCholesterol 0mgSodium 136mgCarbohydrates 2gFiber 0gSugar 2gProtein 0g

Tips for Making White Balsamic Dressing Recipe

  • You can substitute traditional balsamic vinegar for the white balsamic.
  • Whole grain mustard can replace Dijon mustard.
  • This easy salad dressing works well with a spinach salad. Add homemade rolls and you have a delicious side dish.
  • You can use a garlic press on your clove of garlic.
  • Season your salad with Italian seasoning or a dash of salt.
  • This great dressing works well in any kind of salad. It also tastes delicious on roasted vegetables like brussels sprouts.

How long will this Vinaigrette Recipe last in the refrigerator?

When properly stored in an airtight container, this delicious vinaigrette will last up to 5 days in the fridge.

Tips on Making a Better Salad

  • Layer your salad with a variety of textures and flavors.
  • Make sure your salad is colorful. You can add fruits or vegetables to make a more vibrant presentation.
  • Be careful not to bruise the lettuce when rinsing and spinning. Lettuce is fragile and should be handled with care.
  • To prevent tears when cutting onions, freeze the onion slices before chopping for a few minutes.
  • Make sure your salad has a bit of crunch. You can add croutons, nuts, seeds, fried wonton strips, or crispy fried onions.
  • If you are using avocado in your salad, wait before serving it to cut it up.
  • Add a protein like chicken, beef, ham, or beans to make it a full meal.

Types of Lettuce for Your Homemade Salad Dressings

Types of Lettuce for Salads

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