Vinaigrette Dressing Recipes

Need a salad dressing recipe for your salad tonight? Try one of our quick and easy vinaigrettes.

Staff Picks

Our Favorite Balsamic Vinaigrette

Rating: 4.81 stars
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This vinaigrette does not separate for at least 30 minutes once you shake it! Simple, sweet, and savory.

Vinaigrette

Rating: 4.52 stars
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This is simple to make and delicious, especially if you like garlic.

Basil Vinaigrette Dressing

Rating: 4.68 stars
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Easy to make vinaigrette dressing especially good with summer salads.

Honey Garlic Vinaigrette

Rating: 4.49 stars
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I serve this every time I have friends over because I love getting all the praise! They rave about it! People love the contrast of the snappy garlic and the sweet honey - I'm sure you will too.

Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Rating: 4.59 stars
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This dressing is good on any salad, especially salads containing chicken or shrimp. It's also a good marinade for pork tenderloin!

Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette

Rating: 4.82 stars
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This tasty salad dressing also makes a great marinade. It's so easy to throw together with your food processor. Add a pinch of sugar if too tart.

Dill Vinaigrette

Rating: 4.45 stars
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It's pretty tasty!

Red Pepper Vinaigrette

Rating: 4.42 stars
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So easy to make and sooo delicious!

Mustard Vinaigrette

Rating: 4.6 stars
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This spicy honey-mustard dressing is an easy and versatile dressing for almost any salad!

Mama's Balsamic Vinaigrette

Rating: 4.6 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.

Balsamic Vinaigrette

Rating: 4.52 stars
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This is a tangy vinaigrette--wonderful on mixed greens, tomato, onion and cucumber salads. It's also good if used sparingly over steamed veggies or stir-frys. Sometimes I use traditional balsamic vinegar. However, this will produce a slightly sweeter vinaigrette.

The Best Lemon Vinaigrette

Rating: 4.68 stars
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This is one of my favorite salad dressings. It works for a simple salad or with crispy Parmesan chicken with a cool salad on top.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Blueberry Vinaigrette Dressing
Rating: Unrated
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Try this vinaigrette on a blueberry walnut salad! It's slightly sweet, making it a terrific complement to the walnuts and feta cheese.
Roasted Tomato Balsamic Vinaigrette
Rating: Unrated
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Chef John combines good-quality double-concentrated tomato paste with rice vinegar, balsamic vinegar, and Dijon for this deeply flavored salad dressing.

The Best Lemon Vinaigrette

Rating: 4.68 stars
217

This is one of my favorite salad dressings. It works for a simple salad or with crispy Parmesan chicken with a cool salad on top.