This easy 6-ingredient maple dijon dressing with thyme and shallot is a delicious sweet and savory homemade vinaigrette that will become your new go-to for all of your favorite salads! (vegan, gluten-free)
I'm a firm believer that a good, homemade dressing is the best way to elevate salads into meal-worthy dishes. It's the difference between choking down veggies and licking the plate. Yes, a homemade dressing can do that. One of my favorites? This maple dijon vinaigrette with fresh thyme and shallots. When making homemade dressing is this easy, there's no need to crowd your refrigerator with bottled dressings that you'll use once or twice a month!
Why You'll Love This Maple Dijon Dressing
This delicious maple dijon vinaigrette is absolutely delicious. It's the perfect balance of sweet, savory and a little acidic, with a hint of earthy thyme that's just a little reminiscent of fall. It's my go-to for all things that I want to have a fall or winter vibe.
With only 6 ingredients, this dressing is super simple to whip up in only 5 minutes, meaning you're never far away from a mouth-watering dressing made from real, healthy ingredients.
How To Make Maple Dijon Dressing
So simple. All you do is whisk all the ingredients together. Or be even more
lazy efficient and add everything to a jar, shake it, and store the leftover dressing right there in the jar.
How Long Will It Last?
For the best tasting dressing, I recommend storing leftovers in the refrigerator no longer than 1 week. However, I have totally kept it longer. Do as I say, not as I do.
What To Use Maple Dijon Dressing On
I love this maple dijon vinaigrette on these salads:
- Roasted Eggplant and Kale Quinoa Salad
- Wild Rice Delicata Squash Kale Salad
- Fall Harvest Warm Kale Salad
- Celery Apple Salad with Walnuts and Dates
- Vegan Apple Farro Salad
- Fall Butternut Squash Salad
- Sorghum Kale Salad with Apples and Pears
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Easy Maple Dijon Dressing
This easy 6-ingredient maple dijon vinaigrette with thyme and shallot is a delicious sweet and savory homemade dressing that will become your new go-to for all of your favorite salads! (vegan, gluten-free)
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 0 minutes
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: about ⅓ cup 1x
- Category: dressing
- Method: no cook
- Cuisine: American
- 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tbsp maple syrup
- 1 tbsp dijon mustard
- 1 tbsp minced shallot
- 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
- pinch sea salt
- pinch black pepper
- Whisk or shake all ingredients together in a jar.
- Store in the refrigerator up to 1 week.
- This recipe is easily doubled.
- If you don't have maple syrup, you can use honey instead.
Keywords: maple dijon dressing, maple dijon dressing with shallots