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Italian Balsamic Vinaigrette

This Italian Balsamic Vinaigrette is a simple homemade salad dressing that's ready to enjoy in just 5 minutes!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Balsamic Vinaigrette, Salad Dressing Recipe, Vinaigrette Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 20 tablespoons
Calories 81kcal
Author Blair


  • ¼ cup Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PDO
  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil imported from Italy (Olio Toscano PGI)
  • 3 cloves garlic minced, pressed, or grated
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • For serving: mixed greens


  • Whisk (or shake) together all ingredients until completely combined.



  • Make sure that you finely mince, press or grate your garlic. You don't want any big chunks of garlic floating around in your dressing.
  • Prep ahead! You can make a batch of this honey balsamic vinaigrette and keep it in your refrigerator for at least 1 week.


Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 5mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.1mg