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This healthy homemade salad dressing has just the right amount of sweetness without being cloying. Try it on a salad with fresh strawberries and spinach or arugula.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, September 2019


Recipe Summary

5 mins
5 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Pour oil into a mason jar. Add vinegar, shallot, syrup and salt. Cover and shake to blend.



To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 3 days. If the oil solidifies, let dressing stand at room temperature for about 30 minutes before using.

Nutrition Facts

1 tablespoon
89 calories; protein 0g; carbohydrates 1.2g; dietary fiber 0g; soluble fiber 0g; insoluble fiber 0g; sugars 1.1g; monosaccharides 0g; disaccharides 0g; other carbs 0.1g; fat 9.3g; saturated fat 1.3g; mono fat 7.2g; poly fat 0.8g; cholesterol 0mg; water 4.8g; vitamin e alpha equivalents 1.2mg; vitamin e iu 1.7IU; vitamin e mg 1.2mg; sodium 123mg; omega 3 fatty acid 0.1g; omega 6 fatty acid 0.7g; alcohol 0g; caffeine 0mg; pyramid fat 0; exchange fat 0; vitamin a iu 6.6IU; vitamin a re 0.7RE; vitamin a carotenoid 0.7RE; vitamin a retinol 0RE; vitamin a carotene 0mcg; vitamin c 0.1mg; calcium 2.2mg; iron 0.1mg; potassium 7mg; trans fatty acid 0g; ash 0.3g; vitamin b1 thiamin 0mg; vitamin b2 riboflavin 0mg; vitamin b3 niacin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; vitamin b12 0mcg; folate 0.2mcg; pantothenic acid 0mg; copper 0mg; magnesium 0.2mg; manganese 0mg; molybdenum 0mcg; phosphorus 0.3mg; selenium 0mcg; zinc 0mg; 140 myristic 0g; 160 palmitic 0g; 180 stearic 0g; 181 oleic 0g; 182 linoleic 0g; 183 linolenic 0g; alanine 0g; arginine 0g; glycine 0g; histidine 0g; isoleucine 0g; leucine 0g; lysine 0g; methionine 0g; phenylalanine 0g; proline 0g; serine 0g; threonine 0g; tryptophan 0g; tyrosine 0g; valine 0g; pyramid vegetables 0; exchange vegetables 0; energy 1.8kcal; aspartic acid 0g; glutamic acid 0g; phytosterols 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; vitamin k 0mcg; chromium 0mcg; 40 butyric 0g; 60 caprioc 0g; 80 caprylic 0g; 100 capric 0g; 120 lauric 0g; 161 palmitol 0g; 201 eicosen 0g; 221 erucic 0g; 184 stearidon 0g; 204 arachidon 0g; 205 epa 0g; 225 dpa 0g; 226 dha 0g; exchange other carbs 0; fluoride 0mg; cystine 0g.