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Maple Dijon Dressing (Maple Dijon Vinaigrette)

Last Updated on January 19, 2024

This Maple Dijon Dressing combines pure maple syrup, tangy Dijon mustard, and other ingredients. The perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors, not only does it upgrade your salad game, but also takes your culinary creations to new heights

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MAPLE DIJON DRESSING (MAPLE DIJON VINAIGRETTE)

This is my favorite salad dressing, an easy recipe that is made with Dijon mustard, maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, ground ginger, and olive oil.

It adds a delicious sweet and sour to your favorite salads (I like to pair it with my Brussels sprouts salad).

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This maple dijon vinaigrette has a unique flavor profile that sets it apart from traditional dressings.

The combination of sweet and tangy flavors together with the creaminess of the dressing makes it ideal for different types of salads like arugula, quinoa salad, fall harvest salad, and mixed greens.

maple dijon vinaigrette

If you enjoy bold and flavorful dressings that are not overpowering, this is for you.

Moreover, its versatility extends beyond salad dressing as it can be used as a marinade or dipping sauce for grilled vegetables or even as a glaze for roasted vegetables or tofu.

MAPLE DIJON DRESSING RECIPE

You’ll need a mason jar and the following ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp/30ml Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp/30ml real maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp/15ml olive oil
  • 1 tbsp/15ml apple cider vinegar (you can use red wine vinegar or white wine vinegar)
  • ½ tsp/1g ground ginger
  • ½ tsp/3g sea salt
  • ⅛ tsp/ pinch of ground black pepper
ingredient list

Dijon mustard

Dijon mustard not only provides a tangy kick to the dressing but also contains essential nutrients such as selenium and magnesium that support your overall well-being. 

Maple syrup

It contributes sweetness while being a sugar alternative due to its antioxidants and lower glycemic index.

Apple cider vinegar

It brightens up salad dressings, chutneys, soups, or braising liquids

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Good quality oil is the key to salad dressings.

HOW TO MAKE MAPLE MUSTARD VINAIGRETTE DRESSING FOR SALAD DRESSING

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  1. To make this vinaigrette salad dressing recipe, simply place Dijon mustard, maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, ground ginger, extra-virgin olive oil, black pepper, and sea salt in a bowl or a mason jar.
  2. Whisk or shake until everything is mixed together and smooth.

DIJON MUSTARD DRESSING STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE

Once you’ve made your homemade salad dressing, it’s important to know how to properly store it. The dressing can be kept in an airtight container with a tight-fitting lid in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

If you’re looking for longer-term storage options, then consider freezing it. Simply pour the dressing into a resealable freezer-safe bag and remove as much air as possible before sealing it shut.

By following these tips on proper storage and shelf life, you’ll be able to enjoy your delicious maple vinaigrette anytime without worrying about its quality or safety.

HOW TO USE MAPLE DIJON VINAIGRETTE

🥗 Pairings With Different Types Of Salads And Greens

This tangy dressing pairs well with various salads and greens. Its tangy yet sweet and sour flavor complements the bitterness of arugula, spinach, Brussels sprouts, or fresh greens.

You can also use it as a dressing for quinoa salad for an added depth of flavor. Additionally, you can drizzle this delicious dressing on roasted beets or butternut squash to add some pizzazz to your side dishes.

🥗 As A Marinade Or Dipping Sauce For Grilled Vegetables

To use it as a marinade, simply coat your choice of vegetables in the dressing before grilling or baking.

The dressing acts as a tenderizer while adding depth of flavor to the dish.

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For dipping sauce, serve it alongside grilled vegetables for an extra burst of taste.

It also works well on all types of roasted vegetables like broccoli, zucchini, and carrots.

🥗 As A Glaze For Roasted Vegetables Or Tofu

You can also use it as a delicious glaze for roasted vegetables or tofu dishes. Get creative!

You can experiment with this versatile homemade dressing with different recipes.

Maple Dijon Dressing

It’s more than just your average salad dressing. With its tangy yet sweet flavor profile and versatility, it can be used in numerous dishes such as marinades or dipping sauces for grilled vegetables, or even as a glaze for roasted veggies or tofu.

Why not try it out today? I’m sure you’ll love this recipe!

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Maple Dijon Dressing (Maple Vinaigrette)

This Maple Dijon Dressing is a delicious, slightly sweet and tangy vinaigrette made with pure maple syrup, Dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, ground ginger, and olive oil.
5 from 8 votes
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 64kcal

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Instructions

  • To make this vinaigrette salad dressing recipe, simply place Dijon mustard, maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, ground ginger, extra-virgin olive oil, black pepper, and sea salt in a bowl or a mason jar.
  • Whisk or shake until everything mix together and smooth. (Note)

Notes

(Note) –
The dressing can be kept in an airtight container with a tight-fitting lid in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
If you’re looking for longer-term storage options, then consider freezing it. Simply pour the dressing into a resealable freezer-safe bag and remove as much air as possible before sealing it shut.

Nutrition

Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 0.3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 374mg | Potassium: 41mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Vitamin C: 0.03mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 0.2mg

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