Balsamic & Honey Dressing


  • Makes10 to 10 servings

This easy dressing is full of good fats, fun to make and cheaper than supermarket brands. (Bonus: There's no preservatives, additives or unpronounceable ingredients.) All you need is an empty jar and a volunteer shaker at your side.


  • 1 garlic clove, minced or pressed

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • 1 tbsp honey

  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard

  • freshly ground black pepper


  • Put minced or pressed garlic on a cutting board, sprinkle with salt and mash with a fork. Transfer to an empty jam jar. Add oil, vinegar, honey, mustard and ground pepper. Secure lid on the jar. Shake vigorously. Makes 10 servings (1 tbsp each).

This article was originally published on May 01, 2006

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