Balsamic Vinegar Salad Dressing

For the best balsamic vinegar dressing, use high-quality vinegar and oil. From vinaigrette to creamy dressings, these easy balsamic vinegar dressing recipes can be made with regular or white balsamic vinegar.

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How to Make Salad Dressing

Bottled dressing won't be in the picture again when you learn the basic techniques behind how to make salad dressing. It's easy--just remember a few simple tricks.

Beet Salad with Orange-Balsamic Dressing

Better Homes and Gardens

This salad recipe adds a bit of drama to an upscale menu by piling tender baby greens onto halved beets.

Sweet Potato Barley Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Chicken-Romaine Salad

Midwest Living

This no-cook dinner uses convenience products to make it quick and easy. Chewy dried fruit, tart vinaigrette, and sweet, fresh fruit add a delightful blend of flavors in this chicken salad.

Total: 25 mins

Berry-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Midwest Living

The sweet tang of this rosy dressing pairs nicely with nuts, cheese, avocado or grilled chicken breast in a mixed green salad. A full 2 cups of strawberries boost the dressing's vitamin C and fiber, while the olive oil is high in omega-3 fatty acids, a healthy fat that fights inflammation and protects against heart disease.

Cherry-Pecan Tossed Salad

Midwest Living

This simple, mixed green salad with toasted pecans, dried cherries, and Parmesan cheese is a versatile side dish. Serve it at a barbecue or on an elegant holiday table.

Total: 20 mins

Warm Asparagus Salad

Midwest Living

This warm vegetable salad is filled with a flavorful blend of goat cheese, dates, pecans, and a balsamic vinaigrette.

Total: 25 mins

White Gull Tossed Salad

Midwest Living

Top mixed greens with toasted pecans, dried cherries, and Parmesan cheese for an easy and fresh side dish.

Total: 20 mins
Total: 20 mins

Chicken Caprese

Family Circle

Caprese is a salad that includes the wonderful combination of fresh tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and fresh basil. For this recipe, the salad is served as sauce over pan-fried skinless, boneless chicken breast halves.

Bayou BBQ Chop Salad

Family Circle

This Cajun-inspired barbecue salad includes a combination of many flavors. Dijon-style mustard and two kinds of vinegar add to the refreshing tartness of the dressing.

Snap Pea Salad

Family Circle

Peppery Grilled Steak with Summer Tomatoes

Midwest Living

More affordable steak cuts like top sirloin or flat iron taste great with this tangy tomato topper, too. For a perfect meal, pair the steak with Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges.

Balsamic Tuna Salad Sandwich

Fitness

Instead of mayonnaise, we used balsamic vinegar to dress this tuna salad. Serve on whole grain bread for a quick lunch.

Red-on-Red Chicken Salad with Feta-and-Honey Balsamic Drizzle

Better Homes and Gardens

Natural sugars from strawberries, watermelon and honey sweeten this fresh chicken salad without adding too many calories.

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