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whisk until dressing is emulsified

Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

The most PERFECT delicious and versatile creamy balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing, ready in just 5 minutes with just a few easy staple items. This dressing is light and healthy for salads, pasta salads, greek salads, chicken and more.

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword balsamic, salad dressing, vinaigrette
Prep Time 5 minutes
Author Kristen | Ella Claire & Co.


  • 1/2 cup good balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 cup avocado oil -or- extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 T lemon juice
  • 1 T dijon mustard
  • 3 T greek yogurt, light sour cream, or mayo
  • 4 cloves minced garlic (2 tsp.)
  • 1 T sugar
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 3/4 tsp. black pepper


  1. Add all ingredients to a mixing bowl.

  2. Whisk together all ingredients until creamy and emulsified. You may use an immersion blender for this step if you prefer.