Classic balsamic vinaigrette is one of those recipes every salad lover must master. You basically need just two ingredientes to make it and its flavor will jazz up even the most humble salad. Plus, it tastes much better than pre-made dressings.
So what's the best balsamic vinaigrette recipe? The key to making a killer vinaigrette is to remember the ratio of vinegar and oil. You'll need 1 part balsamic vinegar to 3 parts oil. That's it!
Below is a sample balsamic vinaigrette recipe you can easily multiply depending on how much you need. You could also mix in some herbs or a drizzle of honey if you find it too tangy. This recipe makes enough vinaigrette for one large salad.
Basic Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe
1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar from Modena
3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
Place ingredients in a small bowl or jar. Season with salt and pepper to your liking. Shake or stir well and voilá!
For a creamy balsamic vinaigrette: add 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard.