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Balsamic Vinaigrette

This is the dressing that I mix and store in a bottle in the cupboard for everyday salads. It is the dressing my kids prefer, bar none. And it can be embellished in innumerable ways. Sometimes, however, simple is best.

Course Salad, Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 pint


  • 1 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil best quality
  • 3/4 cup aged balsamic vinegar best quality
  • pinch fine sea salt
  • pinch black pepper


  1. Combine the olive oil and vinegar in a glass bottle with a stopper or lid. Add the salt and pepper and shake. Taste for seasoning.

  2. Store at room temperature away from light and heat for up to 1 month.