Dijon and maple vinaigrette – Sentier Serein

This homemade maple dijon vinaigrette is creamy, tangy and has a touch of sweetness! A healthier option than store-bought, this dressing is made with a handful of simple ingredients. Such a tasty addition to any salad!

This incredibly easy and delicious salad dressing is a great idea to add to your rotation!

I like to sprinkle it on my cereal bowls and salads, especially my Beetroot salad with broccoli.

This maple dijon vinaigrette also pairs well with wraps such as Southwest Wraps or Chick Fil-A’s Garden Vegetable Wrap.

It only takes a few minutes to prepare and with a few kitchen essentials. Olive oil, apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, dijon, salt and pepper are all you need!

Simply whisk them together or shake them into a sealed jar.

Dress on a towel.Dress on a towel.

Reasons to love this recipe

  • So easy to do
  • Just 6 simple ingredients
  • Ready in less than 5 minutes
  • Naturally gluten-free and vegan

Ingredients and Substitutions

Dijon maple ingredients.Dijon maple ingredients.
  • Olive oil – Use good quality extra virgin olive oil. Organic if possible.
  • Apple cider vinegar – Apple cider vinegar adds a savory, tangy element.
  • Maple syrup – A little maple syrup adds sweetness to balance and tone down the acidity. Agave nectar can also work here.
  • Dijon Mustard – Dijon adds a layer of zest while helping to emulsify the oil and vinegar.
  • Salt pepper – Just a pinch of each enhances the delicious flavors.
Maple Dijon vinaigrette.Maple Dijon vinaigrette.

How to Make Maple Dijon Vinaigrette

Here are some quick visual steps. Find the complete recipe with exact measurements on the recipe card below.

Add all the ingredients of a dish and mix mix them until completely combined.

Either quickly whip them in a bowl or shake put them in a mason jar with a lid.

Steps in the maple vinaigrette process.Steps in the maple vinaigrette process.

Enjoy it with your favorite salads, cereal bowls or wraps!


Store the dressing in the refrigerator for up to 10 days. Some separation may occur, so shake or stir the dressing well before using.

Pour the vinaigrette over a salad.Pour the vinaigrette over a salad.


  • Sprinkle with some dried herbs like oregano or parsley.
  • Reduce the amount of apple cider vinegar to create a maple Dijon sauce.
  • Use more maple syrup to make it sweeter or more apple cider vinegar for extra tang.

Frequently asked questions

Are homemade salad dressings better than store bought?

Homemade salad dressings generally have fewer ingredients, are lower in refined sugars and sodium, and contain fewer preservatives.

What types of salads does maple dijon vinaigrette work best on?

Maple Dijon Vinaigrette is very versatile. It offers a perfect balance of tangy, sweet and savory flavors in one bite. This tangy vinaigrette is ideal on vegetable-filled salads, savory salads with fresh fruit, grain bowls and wraps.

Vinaigrette alongside a beet salad.Vinaigrette alongside a beet salad.

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Close-up view of Dijon maple vinaigrette.Close-up view of Dijon maple vinaigrette.

Dijon and maple vinaigrette

Make this homemade maple dijon vinaigrette in no time! It’s creamy, tangy, flavorful and has a touch of sweetness. This easy dressing is made with just a handful of simple ingredients and pairs so well with salads, wraps, and grain bowls!

To print

Course: Salad, Side dish

Kitchen: American

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Total time: 5 minutes

Servings: 5

Calories: 117kilocalories


  • Add all ingredients to a dish and mix until completely combined. Mix them together by whisking them quickly in a bowl or shaking them in a closed jar.

  • Enjoy the dressing immediately or let it chill in the refrigerator for 15 minutes to allow the flavors to combine. Store leftovers in the refrigerator for 10 days.



Portion: 2teaspoon | Calories: 117kilocalories | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 0.2g | Fat: 10.2g | Saturated fat: 1.5g | Sodium: 269mg | Potassium: 33mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 6g | Calcium: tenmg

Nutrition information is estimated and may vary depending on brands and measurements used.

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