Olive oil is one of the healthiest fats around. It has been shown to lower cholesterol levels, reduce inflammation, and help prevent cancer. Balsamic vinegar is a natural preservative that adds flavor to foods. The combination of both makes for a delicious dressing that is low in calories and high in nutrients.
Olive oil and balsamic vinaigrette are easy ways to dress a salad. It also tastes great on pasta, vegetables, and even pizza!
- balsamic vinegar (we recommend Texas Hill Country Balsamic Vinegar)
- extra virgin olive oil (we recommend Texana EVOO)
Combine vinegar with EVOO olive oil
The combination of the two ingredients creates a delicious taste that is both sweet and savory. To create this simple dressing, combine 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil and 3 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar.
Season with salt and pepper.
Add salt and pepper to taste. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed
Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 1 week.
This simple salad dressing will add flavor to any salad. It has a sweet flavor with a hint of tanginess from the vinegar. It also makes a wonderful marinade for chicken or fish.