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Mama's Balsamic Vinaigrette

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a wonderful vinaigrette that my mother invented. It's wonderful as a dressing, but we also use it for chicken marinade and steamed veggies."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 137
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1.5 cups)

Directions

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  1. Combine the olive oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, mustard, salt and pepper in a jar with a tight fitting lid. Shake well before serving. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 137 calories; 14 2.7 0.1 0 25 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This dressing is fantastic - with one possible exception. As is, it's alot on the vinegary side. I added an extra teaspoon of the dijon mustard and everyone raved! Used it on mesculine mix for a...

Most helpful critical review

This was okay, I felt the mustard competed with the taste of the vinegar. I admit to not being a huge fan of dijon mustard though. I may try again without the mustard.

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This dressing is fantastic - with one possible exception. As is, it's alot on the vinegary side. I added an extra teaspoon of the dijon mustard and everyone raved! Used it on mesculine mix for a...

I have to agree with Dadcooks. If you have a good quality balsamic vinegar, this vinaigrette is spectacular. (To make a cheap balsamic vinegar better tasting, reduce it to half in a non reactive...

Great and easy recipe. I did cut the vinegar to 1/2 cup, added more garlic and some crushed red pepper flakes. This will be a mainstay now in our house.

For those that complain of a too vinegary tast, it means you are using a poor quality balsamic--a good balsamic tastes good all by itself!

My husband and I really enjoyed this dressing! He told me to make another batch because he was ready to take shots of it! LOL! I didn't have any fresh garlic on hand, so used garlic powder an...

I just got back from vacation and had a wonderful balsamic vinaigrette in Leavenworth, Washington. I came home wanting to find a recipe that was equally as good - and this was it! Thanks for sh...

Very good, but a little too much vinegar. I added a little more olive oil and dijon along with a little sugar.

This was okay, I felt the mustard competed with the taste of the vinegar. I admit to not being a huge fan of dijon mustard though. I may try again without the mustard.

This is a good and quick dressing! Nice and simple! I did add one more teaspoon of dijon mustad to cut down the vinegar taste.