A drizzle of this homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette is the perfect finishing touch for almost every salad, sweet or savory. It’s light and full of flavor with just a hint of sweetness! Keep a jar of this delicious dressing in your fridge and you’ll be craving fresh, tasty salads everyday.
Whisk together the oil, vinegar, maple syrup, mustard, Italian seasoning, salt and optional add-ins (if using) in a small bowl until evenly combined. Or vigorously shake the ingredients together in a mason jar or dressing bottle until evenly combined.
Taste and adjust, as preferred.
Serve immediately, or refrigerate in a sealed container for up to about 3 weeks.
*Can sub with honey. **Can sub with dried thyme or oregano.For creamy balsamic vinaigrette: Replace half of the olive oil (1/4 cup) with 1/4 cup mayo or Greek yogurt or a combination of the two.For marinade: Add the vinaigrette to a large resealable bag or large dish with about 1 pound of chicken. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before cooking the chicken.Photos by Sasha at Eat Love Eats.