Deliciously Tangy: Homemade Balsamic Dressing Recipe

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Classic Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients:

Favorite Balsamic Vinaigrette
Favorite Balsamic Vinaigrette

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 clove garlic, minced
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

In a small bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, Dijon mustard, garlic, salt, and pepper.
Adjust seasoning to taste.
Drizzle over your favorite salad or use as a marinade for grilled vegetables or meats.

Strawberry Balsamic Dressing

Ingredients:

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup strawberry preserves
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon dried basil

Instructions:

In a blender, combine the balsamic vinegar, strawberry preserves, olive oil, honey, and dried basil.
Blend until smooth and creamy.
Drizzle over a mixed green salad with fresh berries and nuts for a refreshing twist.

Balsamic Glazed Caprese Salad

Ingredients:

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon honey
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup fresh mozzarella balls
Fresh basil leaves

Instructions:

In a small saucepan, heat the balsamic vinegar and honey over medium heat until reduced by half and thickened to a glaze consistency.
Arrange the cherry tomatoes and mozzarella balls on a platter.
Drizzle the balsamic glaze over the salad and garnish with fresh basil leaves.