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Spicy Sweet Salad Dressing Vinaigrette

Course: dressing
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 16 tablespoons
Calories: 77kcal
This Spicy Sweet Salad Dressing Recipe is a simple vinaigrette made with just 5 ingredients. It takes 5 minutes to make and is perfect to dress a variety of salads. 
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  • 2-3 teaspoons hot sauce such as Tobasco or Frank’s
  • ½ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon molasses
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup vegetable or canola oil


  • Whisk hot sauce, vinegar, molasses and sugar together until sugar dissolves.
  • While rapidly whisking, slowly add the oil.
  • Pour into an airtight glass jar and keep refrigerated, up to 1 month.
  • Vigorously shake the vinaigrette before using.
  • Enjoy!


Makes 1 cup vinaigrette


Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 77kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 9mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg