Organic Emily

Balsamic Honey Dressing

Balsamic Honey DressingI could drink this stuff it’s so good!  I love that it can be used for lots of dishes, including fish, chicken, pasta and many other salads.

Recipe

2 cups extra virgin olive oil or infused garlic herb olive oil (saute 5-10 cloves garlic, 4 tablespoons chopped sage and 4 tablespoons rosemary on low heat, simmering for 5 minutes. Be careful not to burn it. Strain and pour into blender).

4 – 6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1/2 cup raw honey

Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

Puree all ingredients together in a high quality blender or food processor to emulsify, for about 3-5 minutes.  If the honey is thick, heat in a small sauce pan on low.  This will help it emulsify easier.  This recipe can easily be doubled.  Keep in a glass container on the counter or fridge for up to 2 weeks.  The the salad I like to put it on is very simple, mixed baby greens, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, purple onion and cucumbers.

Emily Saddler

Emily is a Master Gardener, wife of a professional landscape contractor, homeschool mom of 7 awesome kids, yoga/pilates instructor, a clinical and master herbalist, licensed massage therapist and soon to be traditional naturopath. She is a very passionate advocate of organic home-grown food! Emily maintains a blog called “The Organic Suburban Farm Girl” where she shares gardening advice, delicious recipes made with fresh, organic ingredients, herbal and natural home care product recipes and loves teaching classes on gardening, plant identification and herbal remedy workshops. Check out the events and classes page for more info.

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