It’s SO simple to make your own Whole30 Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing! Only 4 ingredients and it’s healthy, tangy, and delicious!
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I know, I know. This recipe is S-I-M-P-L-E.
Which is why I wanted to share it with you. Sometimes you don’t need:
- fancy salads loaded with crazy flavors like the miso lemon tahini dressing
- To spend money on super easy products that you can make at home with less ingredients, healthy and cheaper! See also: the yummiest homemade strawberry vinaigrette!
And this little number is ticking BOTH those boxes.
It’s easy. It’s tangy. It’s zippy and it goes great on salads, bowls or with crusty bread dipped into it! ðŸ˜
Why this is the BEST Whole30 Salad Dressing
Everyone needs a good salad dressing recipe in their back pocket because homemade dressing ALWAYS tastes better!is a fun one I like to use on my salads in the fall and winter, Apple cider vinegar dressing is a fun one and avocado dressing is great because it literally goes with everything! Todayâ€™s whole30 approved salad dressing is a new favorite because it is super versatile, easy to make, healthy and of COURSE, delish! Itâ€™s impossibly quick to whip up and stores well in the fridge, so whatâ€™s not to love?
What is Whole30?
Whole30 is an eating plan that many people adopt for a month to achieve a bit of a “reset” when it comes to food. Whole30 is a one month eating program than can help you lose weight, improve your relationship with food, and improve your long-term health. It involves eating only whole foods and eliminates grains, added sugars, legumes and alcohol for the month.
Ingredients needed to make this Recipe
Raise your hand if you LOVE a recipe that uses healthy ingredients, is easy to make, and when you look in the fridge, all the ingredients are already there! Seriously, I donâ€™t think there is a better feeling than not having to run to the store to grab the ingredients from a recipe that you donâ€™t have! THIS is one of those recipes, the BEST of all the whole30 dressing recipes, and you only need a handful of ingredients to make it. Hereâ€™s what youâ€™ll need to pull together before we get started:
- Balsamic vinegar
- Dijon mustard
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Salt, to taste
How to make Whole30 Dressing
This salad dressing isnâ€™t fussy or finicky to put together. Just a bit of whisking, stream in the oil, and there you have it! A flavorful, healthy, whole30 approved dressing to use on all the salads!
In a medium bowl, add all the ingredients except the oil and whisk vigorously until combined.
While whisking constantly, slowly stream in the oil until the dressing thickens and all the oil is incorporated.
Season to taste with salt and pour on everything! DEVOUR!
What can I use Whole30 Salad Dressing on?
This whole30 dressing is really versatile in that it compliments many different dishes and adds the perfect amount of acidity and flavor! You can use it on a cooked salad or a fresh green salad and it will be a delicious addition to either! Here are a few recipes here on the blog that would pair well with this dressing:
- Balsamic Grilled Vegetable Salad
- Pomegranate Persimmon Salad
- Harvest Black Rice Salad Recipe
- Paleo Mediterranean Tuna Salad with Olives
- Grilled Zucchini and Green Bean Salad
How to store Homemade Salad Dressing
Now that you know how easy it is to make your own salad dressing, Iâ€™m sure you will be making it ALL the time. Cheaper and often more tasty than store bought dressing, itâ€™s a no-brainer! I make all my own dressings, and they can be as fancy and funky as you want, or as simple and classic. This dressing is one of my faves because it goes with everything! It also stores and lasts really well when kept in the fridge. I recommend storing it in an airtight container, such as a mason jar or old salad dressing bottle. It will last for up to a couple of weeks!
More Salad and Dressing recipes
- 1/4 Cup Balsamic vinegar
- 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard (make sure its whole30!)
- 1/2 tsp Garlic
- 1/2 Cup + 3 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
- Salt, to taste
- Whisk all the ingredients except the oil in a medium bowl.
- While whisking, stream in the oil until thick and well mixed.
- Season to taste with salt.
- Pour on everything!
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