Maple Walnut Vinaigrette Dressing

Walnuts in a glass jar
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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4

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.

What You'll Need

  • 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 tablespoon chopped walnuts

How to Make It

  1. 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.
  2. Drizzle each salad with the dressing and scatter with the remaining walnuts.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 226
Total Fat 23 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Unsaturated Fat 14 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 148 mg
Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)