Homemade Salad Dressing Recipe Video

May is National Salad Month! What dressing do you dollop? Store bought salad dressings are often disappointing. Making your own dressing not only saves your precious pennies, but puts you in control of the ingredients and guarantees a topper you will enjoy. In just 4 steps, make your own dressing based on what you have on hand in your kitchen!


Preparation Time5 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine


 Shallots2 Tablespoon, chopped finely
 Dijon mustard3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Balsamic vinegar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1 Pinch
 Raspberry jam/Honey1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Olive oil1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 783 Calories from Fat 669

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 76 g116.4%

Saturated Fat 10.2 g50.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 275.4 mg11.5%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.6%

Sugars 13.6 g

Protein 4 g7.1%

Vitamin A 7.1% Vitamin C 4%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 6.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Combine shallots, Dijon mustard and vinegar in a bowl.
2. Add a pinch of salt followed by raspberry jam. Whisk it well.
3. Stream in olive oil into the dressing, while whisking it well, until all the oil is incorporated.
4. Store in a bottle. Shake before using.

5. You could have this dressing with any salad of your choice.