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Balsamic Marinated Onions

A wonderful salad dressing/marinade that can be used for most anything. 

Course Dressing/Marinade
Cuisine American
Keyword Balsamic Marinated Onions, Homemade Vinaigrette, Marinated Onions, Salad Dressing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 ounces
Author Amy - The Speedy Spatula


  • 4 oz Balsamic Vinegar
  • 4 oz Extra Virgin Organic Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp Organic Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 tsp Organic Poppyseeds
  • 1/2 tsp Organic Celery Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • 1/2 red onion peeled and sliced


  1. Place all ingredients for the marinade in a 12 ounce Ball or Mason jar and stir until well combined.

  2. Slice the onion in half, remove the papery peeling, and then start from one end and begin slice the onion into thin, quarter moon shaped strips.

  3. Place the onion in the jar with the marinade, stir, and place in the fridge to marinate for 24 hours before using.

  4. This dressing/marinade can be used on salad, steak, chicken, roasted vegetables, over cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, or anything you would normally use a marinade or dressing on.