Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This wonderfully light balsamic vinaigrette can be made In less then five minutes. Shake up a cup of this tasty and healthy balsamic vinaigrette from Good Housekeeping for your fresh salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a jar with tight-fitting lid, combine canola oil, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, warm water, dijon mustard, salt and pepper.
  2. Cover and shake until well blended. Refrigerate, covered, up to 1 week.
  3. Variations: Prepare balsamic vinaigrette and add one of the following:.
  4. Herb: 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves.
  5. Shallot: 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots.
  6. Citrus: 1 teaspoon grated fresh orange peel.


Most Helpful

This is a great vinaigrette. I had it on iceburg lettuce, cucumbers and olives salad. Thanks Carol :) Made for I Recommend tag game

Boomette April 29, 2011

Delicious and simple! I halved the recipe and it still made plenty for a few salads. The flavors meld beautifully together. I like it better than any store bought version I've tried. Thank you!! ~Made for Family Picks during ZWT5 for the Epicurean Queens~

LifeIsGood June 08, 2009

A super quick and easy dressing to make that I am sure to use many times over. I look forward to trying one of the variations mentioned. Made for a fellow Queen during *ZWT 5*

PaulaG June 02, 2009

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