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Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette

This is the simplest (and best) balsamic vinaigrette dressing. It only requires a few basic ingredients and takes less than two minutes to make!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: Dressing
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Balsamic Vinaigrette
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 262kcal
Author: Erica Walker


  • 1 Pint (or quart) size canning jar



  • Combine all ingredients in a glass canning jar.
    Oil and balsamic vinegar in a jar
  • Place lid on tightly and shake vigorously for 30 seconds or until emulsified.
    A jar of balsamic vinaigrette being shaken
  • Serve immediately over salad or fresh vegetables.
    Balsamic vinaigrette in a glass bottle next to a salad
  • Note: Alternatively you can whisk all the ingredients in a bowl or blend together in a blender and then place in a jar.
    Balsamic vinaigrette in a jar


Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 22mg | Fiber: 0.04g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 0.5IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.3mg