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the best balsamic vinaigrette

The Best Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • Author: Sharilyn
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1/4 cup 1x


A refreshing dressing with a blend of fresh oregano and mint. Honey and lime juice elevate the flavors and chili powder adds a bit of spice.



3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1 teaspoon freshly chopped oregano

2 teaspoons freshly chopped mint

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon lime juice

4 tablespoons honey

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Combine oregano, mint, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, lime juice, chili powder, salt, and pepper in a bowl; whisk to combine. Alternatively, use a food processor; add one ingredient at a time and blend at medium-high speed until dressing is smooth.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: American, Italian


  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 329
  • Sugar: 37.4 g
  • Sodium: 335 mg
  • Fat: 21.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 39 g
  • Protein: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: balsamic vinaigrette, salad, salad dressing