Looking for a quick and easy vinaigrette recipe to make at home? We propose a series of recipes that meet precisely what you are looking for. And also, they are delicious.

Basically we could define a vinaigrette as a sauce, which has been emulsified, which as the main ingredient contains some mainly acidic liquid (vinegar especially stands out, although freshly squeezed lemon juice is also usually used), and is accompanied by its instead of other liquid ingredients such as oil, mayonnaise, plain yogurt or sour cream.

It is one of the most common options when dressing salads, but the truth is that vinaigrettes can also be used as an accompaniment to a wide variety of dishes: from vegetables to seafood, through meats and even delicious fish.

The truth is that its preparation is really simple: it is only necessary to have the few ingredients necessary for its preparation, and in a few minutes we will enjoy a dressing that is as wonderful as it is excellent.

On this occasion, precisely, we propose different recipes for vinaigrettes that stand out for something fundamental: in addition to being tremendously delicious, they are very easy to prepare. In fact, they are ideal for those moments when we do not have much time, and we need to prepare a dressing in a few minutes. Do you dare to elaborate any of these?  You will love them.

Honey vinaigrette


  • 3 tablespoons of honey
  • 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt

Preparation of the honey vinaigrette:

  1. In a mortar put the honey, apple cider vinegar, extra virgin olive oil and salt to taste.
  2. Mix everything, until the salt has dissolved and all the ingredients have been well integrated.

Orange vinaigrette


  • The juice of an orange
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar of Modena
  • 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt

Preparation of the orange vinaigrette:

  1. Cut the orange in half and extract all its juice by squeezing it well. Then grate the orange peel and reserve.
  2. Put the orange zest, the orange juice, the balsamic vinegar of Modena and the salt in a mortar.
  3. Mix everything well.
  4. Now add the extra virgin olive oil little by little while continuing to stir everything well.

Mustard vinaigrette


  • 2 teaspoons light mustard
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 7 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • Black pepper
  • Salt

Making the mustard vinaigrette:

  1. Put the mustard, black pepper and salt in a mortar and mix well with the help of a fork.
  2. Add the apple cider vinegar little by little while you continue beating.
  3. Then do the same with the extra virgin olive oil.
  4. Keep beating until you have a well emulsified sauce.

Honey mustard vinaigrette


  • 1 teaspoon light mustard
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • Black pepper
  • Salt

Preparation of the mustard and honey vinaigrette:

  1. Put the mustard, salt and black pepper in a mortar. With the help of a fork beat everything well, so that they mix and integrate perfectly.
  2. Add the apple cider vinegar and continue beating.
  3. Add the honey and mix well again with the help of the fork.
  4. Finally, pour in the extra virgin olive oil without stopping beating, until you get an emulsified sauce.

As we can see, all these vinaigrette recipes stand out for being very easy to make. And, best of all, they are ideal to accompany a wide variety of dishes. For example, the honey mustard vinaigrette is ideal for fresh salads, while it also works very well with Italian dishes such as piadina (flatbread filled with various ingredients such as mushrooms and bacon).

So, you just have to make your favorite and enjoy it depending on the dish you want to dress or accompany with them.


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