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Walnut Salad Dressing

  • Author: Gigi & Sersie
  • Total Time: 8 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


This walnut salad dressing uses balsamic vinegar and walnuts as the star ingredients. It's loaded with flavor and has the right amount of twang. This healthy 5-ingredient walnut balsamic vinaigrette is oil-free, vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, and takes less than 10 minutes to make. #walnutsaladdressing #healthysaladdressing #balsamicvinaigrette #healthyveganrecipes #danielfastrecipes #nooil #oilfree


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  • 1/4 cup raw walnuts, soaked in hot water to soften
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Simple Homemade Date Syrup
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard


  1. Soak walnuts in hot water for 5 minutes to soften.
  2. Add all ingredients into a mini blender and blend until smooth and creamy.

  3. Store leftovers in an airtight container, like a mason jar, in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.



  1. Measuring cup
  2. Measuring spoon
  3. Cutting board
  4. Knife
  5. Mini blender
  6. Mason jar (or another airtight container)
  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Category: Sauces
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: American

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