Simple Anti-Inflammatory Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Simple Anti-Inflammatory Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Try this simple anti-inflammatory balsamic vinaigrette recipe and thank me later! This salad dressing is healthy, low in calories, and will take your salads to new heights. I love how easy this dressing is and the best part, you don’t need a whole lot of ingredients.

Try my other anti-inflammatory salad dressing recipes like this creamy nuts and vinegar dressing or this apple cider vinegar salad dressing. I have been experimenting with these recipes for a while now and after altering them, I can proudly recommend them to you.

Simple Anti-Inflammatory Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Simple Anti-Inflammatory Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

I sometimes add a tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice to this salad dressing which gives it a more sour taste which I love. It’s totally optional though.

Ingredients for 4-5 servings | Prep & Total Time: 5 minutes

  • 6 tablespoons of organic virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons of organic apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of organic raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 inch ginger root (minced)
  • a dash of black pepper
  • a dash of sea salt
  • a dash of dried rosemary

How to Make This Balsamic Vinaigrette

This is my favorite part of making salad dressings. Grab a mason jar, pour in all your ingredients, and shake it like it’s hot! LOL Just shake it until well combined.

Nutrition Facts

Each serving of this vinaigrette contains |182 calories | 16.9g total fats | 2.4g saturated fat | 107mg sodium | 9.3g total carbs | 0.2g dietary fiber | 7g total sugars | 0.4g protein | 12mg calcium | 1% iron | 43mg potassium |

What Makes This Vinaigrette Anti-inflammatory

Well, for starters, studies show that olive oil has anti-inflammatory properties similar to ibuprofen and honey is rich in flavonoids which aids in reducing many types of inflammation.

Ginger is a powerhouse of antioxidants but its main anti-inflammatory ingredient is gingerol while garlic contains diallyl disulfide which helps with inflamed joints.

How To Store Leftovers

Simply empty the rest of your vinaigrette into an airtight jar and store it in the fridge for up to a week. Give it a vigorous shake before reusing it. Want more salad dressing recipes? Try this healthy Italian Salad dressing or my creamy avocado salad dressing.

Conclusion

Do you see how easy this vinaigrette recipe is? I hope you try it in your salad recipes. Let me know how it goes in the comments below. Also, you can find me on Pinterest for more awesome recipes and tips.

Simple Anti-Inflammatory Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

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