Recipe by CATHYRAE
"I kept trying to duplicate the delicious Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette from TGI Fridays®. This is very very close."
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crushed red pepper flakes
extra-virgin olive oil
This is the best dressing - it's absolutely perfect as-is. My favorite salad to put it on is the Pecan Crusted Chicken Salad by Lianad on this site. Thanks for sharing you're hard work sleuthing the recipe!
I personally didn't care for the strong honey flavor. But it does say honey in the recipe title!
I loved this, but one of my guests thought it was too strong. I would probably add a bit more oil next time to dilute it a bit.
In a word - delicious! I've never had the honey balsamic dressing from TGI Friday's but if this is it or even close I'm glad I gave it a try. I put all the ingredients into a mini food processor and let it go. The only thing I did was to use a low sodium soy sauce and if I want to change this up I would add a little dijon mustard.
This is delicious! I NEVER change recipes, what's the point of rating something you have changed? Anyway, I will never buy bottled dressing again!
This ROCKS! I halved the recipe (enough for 2 BIG salads) and subbed dried minced onion for fresh (have I ever mentioned I'm kinda lazy?) and (even w/my mod) it was spot on. I used it for fresh veggie grilled chicken salads and I was practically licking my bowl! I wish I'd have had some fresh Italian bread to use to mop up the excess dressing in my bowl. If you're a vinaigrette lover, this is a MUST TRY! Thanks for a great salad dressing, CATHYRAE!
Hubs described this aptly when he called it “potent.” A little does go a long way. In all fairness we are used to, and prefer, much lighter vinaigrettes (with no sweetness) so we both may be fairly biased. I used a good, aged balsamic so this was thick, dark and syrupy and might be the reason I found I enjoyed it more than I thought I would. Still, as tasty as it is, this most assuredly is a dressing you’ll want to drizzle lightly.
Amazing!!! I used a shallot instead of onion (its what I had), and didn't add sugar initially - instead I added afterward to taste - ended up probably using 2 tsp. Made in advance, threw in the fridge, and just shook up vigorously before serving over a bed of mixed greens with golden raisins and toasted almonds. Side note: I've only used "golden balsamic vinegar" so far to make this... haven't tried with regular balsamic.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 112
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