Mama's Balsamic Vinaigrette


My mother came up with the recipe for this balsamic dressing. It's wonderful on salads, but we also use it over steamed veggies or as a marinade for chicken. Store in the refrigerator and shake each time before using.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 1/2 cups


  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil

  • ¾ cup balsamic vinegar

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed or to taste

  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Combine oil, vinegar, garlic, dijon, oregano, salt, and pepper in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Seal the jar and shake well.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

137 Calories
14g Fat
3g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 137
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 25mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 6mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 15mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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