RECIPE: B&B Balsamic Dressing for Salads

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RECIPE: B&B Balsamic for Salads and Pasta

Jump to Recipe icon   I had a great assistant in the B&B kitchen for a recent event. My grandson stepped in as sous(ish) chef helping mix some of the ingredients, staging the buffet, and plating help. Some of the best “feel good” moments I ever experience is when someone loves my cooking. I am over the moon when it is someone special like my teenage grandson. So, without further ado, here is ” the only dressing I will ever eat on salad again,” sayeth the Grandson. Note to Self: He has not yet had the strawberries.

Medium bowl for mixing
1-Cup Liquid measuring cup
Measuring spoons
Garlic press (optional)
Transfer blade (optional)


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1/4 C. quality Balsamic Vinegar
1/4 C. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 Tbs. Honey (local clover honey is what we use – reduce amount for pasta)
2 tsp. Dijon Mustard
1/2 tsp. dried Thyme
1.5 cloves Garlic, minced
Salt and pepper to taste


Combine all ingredients into bowl.

Thoroughly whisk/shake until well blended.

Transfer to cruet or other storage container. Store covered in refrigerator.

Shake well before serving.

Best served slightly chilled or room temperature.

Serving Tip

Fabulous on pasta– warm or cold. Especially tasty on Italian Pasta Salads, freshly cooked tortellini, and antipasto salads.

Wonderfully yours,


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