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Honey Dill Vinaigrette Dressing

 

Honey Dill Vinaigrette

As swimsuit and shorts season are upon us, I’m quickly reminded that I need to be eating a little more healthy.  Increasing my greens and eating more salads is a cinch in the summer with all the lush produce readily available.  Making my own dressing lets me control what I drizzle over my salad, as well as, and saves me money.  I don’t know about you, but I hate having a refrigerator full of dressing bottles that have only been used a time or two drives me insane!  Not only are the store bought dressings expensive, they are often filled with additives and chemicals.

Tomorrow is the Salad Social and I’ll be sharing the salad I made for this Honey Dill Vinaigrette dressing, but it would also be amazing drizzled over roasted asparagus.  This dressing is simple and can be whipped up in a matter of a few short minutes, and it’s much better than anything you can buy off a supermarket shelf!

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Honey Dill Vinaigrette Dressing

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Honey Dill Vinaigrette Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 3 Tablespoons Honey Mustard
  • 3 Tablespoons Honey
  • 1-½ teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil
  • pinch of sea salt
  • fresh ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Whisk together first five ingredients.
  2. Slowly drizzle in olive oil while whisking.
  3. Season with salt & pepper to taste
  4. Pour dressing in jar with a lid, store in refrigerator. (should keep about a week )

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Comments

  1. 1

    This sounds awesome! Yum!

  2. 2

    I love anything with dill. The honey and dill combination sounds yummy!

  3. 3

    Hi, Cheryl. Just wanted to let you know I tried this dressing and love love love it!

    Robin

  4. 5

    I came across this on pinterest and sort of fell in love. Sounds so yummy and perfect for summer!

  5. 7

    Oh yum! I’ve got everything on hand to whip this up. So easy!

  6. 8

    Can’t wait to try this Cheryl!

  7. 9

    There is nothing like homemade salad dressing. If I had to choose a few herbs that screamed “summer” to me, one of them would have to be dill. This sounds perfect for our summer salads.

  8. 10

    Making our own dressing is not only healthy but fun. They are generally so easy that they are perfect for the boys to play around with and feel helpful in the kitchen :D I can’t wait to let them try yours, it sounds delish luv!

  9. 11

    We love making our own dressings and dill is one of my faves – so this will definitely be made in the near future.

  10. 12

    I’m all about making homemade dressings. Love the combination of dill and honey mustard – so interesting. Going to have to give this a try for sure.

  11. 13

    love the sounds of this on a salad! So fresh!

  12. 14

    Love love love this recipe! Delicious!

  13. 15

    Just made this, and it’s wonderful! We also used it as a marinade for salmon and chicken on the grill – incredible! Thanks for the fabulous recipe. :)

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