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Maple Walnut Vinaigrette – A Maple Walnut Salad Dressing Recipe

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Maple Walnut Vinaigrette – A Maple Walnut Salad Dressing Recipe

Maple Walnut Vinaigrette – A Maple Walnut Salad Dressing Recipe

Photo (c) Veronica Callaghan
The subtle, earthy sweetness of maple syrup, and the nutty goodness of walnuts combine to make one great salad dressing. Use this maple walnut salad dressing recipe on a traditional tossed green salad, or to dress vegetable salads.

Thanks to Veronica Callaghan from Super Market Serenade for sharing this great salad dressing recipe with us.

Makes Enough Maple Walnut Vinaigrette for 4 Large Salads

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup sherry vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons minced shallot
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup plus1 tablespoons chopped walnuts

Preparation:

In a food processor or blender combine the vinegar, syrup, olive oil, water, shallot, cayenne pepper, salt and 1 tablespoon of the walnuts; process until smooth.

Drizzle each salad with the dressing and scatter with the remaining walnuts.
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