Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette Marinade or Dressing
Makes over 1/2 cup
- ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon Tamari sauce
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- ¼ cup avocado
- 1 tsp minced garlic (about 2 garlic cloves)
- 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
Put all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.
This dressing also makes a great marinade for roasting veggies on the grill,
on a bed of your favorite greens bursting with some cherry tomatoes, peppers, onions slivers of cabbage and carrots…whatever veggies your heart desires…
or even in your favorite hearty pasta salad….
The key: Don’t be afraid to mix up your favorite flavors. Make a small batch. Try it out and adjust your seasonings and flavors until you get it just right!
Also, when I use a dressing I don’t like to drench my salad – so that my delicious, crunchy veggies aren’t in swimming – a little dressing goes a long way – and won’t overpower the wonderful natural veggie flavors.