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The Best Maple Balsamic Dressing

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Maple Balsamic Dressing

Maple balsamic dressing is the perfect addition to any salad. This sweet and slightly tangy dressing is made with maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, and Dijon mustard.

It’s a quick and easy dressing to make, and it’s also dairy free and gluten free.

This dressing is so good, you’ll want to put it on everything! Use it on delicious salads, roasted vegetables, or grilled chicken.

Maple Balsamic Dressing in a glass jar beside a harvest salad.

It’s a staple in my kitchen.

I created this sweet balsamic dressing to go with my harvest salad. It’s a hearty salad with shredded carrots, dried cranberries, pecans, clementines, and bacon.

Harvest salad in a wooden bowl.

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Maple Balsamic Dressing in a glass jar beside a harvest salad.

Maple Balsamic Dressing Ingredients

  • extra light olive oil
  • maple syrup
  • balsamic vinegar
  • Dijon mustard
  • fine sea salt
Maple Balsamic Dressing in a glass jar beside a harvest salad.

How to Make Maple Balsamic Dressing

Place all the ingredients in a bowl. Whisk together until combined.

Pour the dressing into a bottle. Store in the fridge until ready to use.

On the day you plan on using the dressing, check to see if the olive oil has solidified in the fridge. If it has, remove the dressing and allow it to come to room temperature for 20 minutes. Whisk or shake again before serving.

Maple Balsamic Dressing in a glass jar beside a harvest salad.

How long does homemade maple balsamic dressing last?

This dressing can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

More gluten free condiment recipes to try

Maple Balsamic Dressing in a glass jar beside a harvest salad.

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Maple Balsamic Dressing Recipe

Yield: 1/2 cup

Maple Balsamic Dressing

Maple Balsamic Dressing in a glass jar beside a harvest salad.

Maple balsamic dressing is the perfect addition to any salad. This sweet and slightly tangy dressing is made with maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, and Dijon mustard.

Prep Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup extra light olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt

Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients in a bowl. Whisk together until combined.
  2. Pour the dressing into a bottle. Store in the fridge until ready to use.
  3. On the day you plan on using the dressing, check to see if the olive oil has solidified in the fridge. If it has, remove the dressing and allow it to come to room temperature for 20 minutes. Whisk or shake again before serving.

Notes

Keeps up to 3 weeks in the fridge.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 64Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 112mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 0g

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Carol Lovett is the founder of Ditch the Wheat and a Globe and Mail bestselling author of the cookbook, Ditch the Wheat. She has been eating gluten free since 2010. She loves all things food, natural living, and spiritual. She's also a reiki master and crystal healer.

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