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Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Apple cider vinaigrette is a light and tangy salad dressing that you can make in 5 minutes. It is so versatile you can dress almost any salad with it such as this butternut squash salad. This homemade recipe tastes much better than commercial ones, doesn't contain preservatives, and is healthy (low-carb and gluten-free).
Keywords:apple cider, apple cider vinaigrette, easy recipe, quick recipe, salad dressing, vinegar
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 16 tablespoons
Calories62.5 kcal
Cost $ 0.05 per spoon


  • 1 Mason jar


  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar preferably raw or unfiltered (or another acid such as fresh lime/lemon juice)
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard get a vegan one if you are on a vegan diet.
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey (or sugar-free maple syrup if you're on a keto diet).
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt or ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, or more if desired
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper or more if desired
  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil or olive oil


  • In a mason jar, combine apple cider vinegar, Dijon mustard, maple syrup, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Close the jar tightly and shake until homogeneous and emulsified.
  • Pour about 2-3 tablespoons of the vinaigrette over the salad and gently toss to combine.
  • Alternatively, you can place all the ingredients in a bowl and whisk everything well until emulsified.

Recipe Notes

How To Store Apple Cider Vinaigrette
Store it in a mason jar for up to 7 days in the fridge. But right before using it in your salads,  let it sit at room temp for about 5 minutes and shake it well to blend the ingredients if they've separated.


Calories: 62.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.5g | Protein: 0.03g | Fat: 6.8g | Saturated Fat: 0.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4.9g | Sodium: 81.5mg | Potassium: 4.6mg | Fiber: 0.04g | Sugar: 0.3g | Vitamin A: 0.8IU | Vitamin C: 0.003mg | Calcium: 1.1mg | Iron: 0.1mg

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