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Quick and Easy Salad Dressing

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This is my favorite dressing of all time and I usually make a largish batch and store in the fridge - it is sweet and sharp and tastes especially great with bitter greens. The trick is to finely grate the garlic (I use a Microplane®) plus the secret ingredient, maple syrup. I like my dressings sweet, but just use less maple syrup if you like your dressings more tart."
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5 m servings 94
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Stir together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and maple syrup in a small bowl or cup until well blended. Mix in mustard and grated garlic. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 94 calories; 6.8 8.4 0.1 0 99 Full nutrition

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Tripled the recipe as I made a large salad for a group. Although I held back a third helping of maple syrup as this was the first time using this recipe, and wasn’t sure if the sweetness would b...

It was too sweet for me.

This is exceptionally good! I made a big batch and am very pleased with it. It's mild and compliments the salad without overpowering it. It's a keeper!

this was really really good! will make often and quick and easy to make.