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Sweet Citrusy Balsamic Vinaigrette

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An amazing sweet balsamic vinaigrette.
Course Homemade Ingredients & Condiments
Cuisine American
Keyword balsamic vinaigrette, homemade, salad, vinaigrette
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 8 servings
Calories 139
Author Laurie McNamara



  • 1 clove fresh garlic peeled
  • 1 small handful parsley
  • 1/2 orange juiced
  • 1 tablespoon of honey more or less to taste
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper


  • In a mini food processor or blender; combine the garlic clove with a handful of parsley and pulse until minced.
  • Add in the juice of half an orange, honey, balsamic vinegar and both dried basil and thyme.
  • Secure the lid and with the processor on, drizzle in the olive oil.
  • Pour the salad dressing into a glass jar, season with kosher salt and black pepper. Place the lid on the jar and store it into the fridge until you are ready to use.
  • Should last a few weeks if kept with a tight lid in the fridge.


Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 31mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 62IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg