This easy balsamic dressing is made with just 5 simple ingredients and is sweet, tangy and super flavorful. Tastes amazing on all your favorite salads!
Balsamic salad dressing is one of my absolute favorites. It has the best combination of flavors and adds the perfect touch to so many different salads. We love serving it with a big chopped salad or steak salad. It also tastes delicious drizzled over a caprese salad.
This balsamic dressing is so easy to whip up in 5 minutes or less. I bet you already have everything you need in your pantry, too. The flavor is slightly sweet with a little bit of tang from the balsamic vinegar. The honey adds the perfect sweetness, while helping to bind the oil and vinegar together. You could even add in a few spoonfuls of mayo or Greek yogurt to give it a creamy consistency. So tasty!
COMBINE the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, dijon mustard, minced garlic, salt and pepper in a small bowl or mason jar.
WHISK until the dressing is well combined. Then cover with lid and store in the fridge until ready to use.
SHAKE the dressing just before serving, then drizzle over your favorite salad.
I love to keep the balsamic dressing in a mason jar in the fridge. It will keep for up to 2 weeks. Before each use, just give it a big shake since the oil and vinegar will likely separate.
More salads to serve with
This dressing tastes amazing on almost any salad! Here are a few more of our favorites to serve it with:
More homemade dressings to try:
- Easy vinaigrette dressing
- Homemade ranch dressing
- Poppy seed dressing
- Blue cheese dressing
- Italian dressing
Balsamic Dressing Recipe
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 2 Tablespoons honey
- 1/2 Tablespoon dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt , more to taste
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed black pepper , more. to taste
- Combine. the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper in a mason jar. Whisk or shake until well combined.
- Store with a lid in the refrigerator. Shake just before serving. Enjoy over your favorite salad.