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No-oil Sweet Balsamic Dressing

This simple, no-oil balsamic dressing is the perfect marinade for mushrooms prior to grilling. Also use as a delicious dressing over cooked potatoes with fresh basil and sliced roasted peppers. Make a day in advance to allow the flavors to come together.

Time 10 Minutes
Skill Level Easy

Ingredients List

Serves 2.5
  • 0.5 cups balsamic vinegar (aged and high quality preferred)
  • 3 tbsp tamari
  • 3 tbsp date paste or maple syrup
  • 0.5 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 clove garlic (finely minced)
  • 1.5 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 pinch fresh herbs rosemary, oregano, chives (minced)
  • 0.5 tsp black pepper freshly ground (to taste)


  1. Whisk together all ingredients in a small bowl.

(Tip: use a jar with a lid to make the dressing by combining everything in the jar, fastening the lid and vigorously shaking to create an emulsion).