Rabbit Hill Inn Maple Bourbon Vinaigrette Recipe


This Maple Bourbon Vinaigrette recipe will knock your socks off!      

You’ll want to put this Maple Bourbon Vermont Bourbons at Rabbit Hill InnVinaigrette on every thing – salads, vegetables, side dishes, meat entrees, even hearty sandwiches! This easy and versatile maple bourbon vinaigrette recipe  will surely become one of your fav go-to recipes. It’s great warm or cold.


Ingredients:  Yield = 1/2 cup

  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup (the real stuff)
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp chopped shallots
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 tsp salt


  • In a sauce pan, heat Tbsp of canola oil, add shallots and garlic.
  • Saute until tender but with minimal color
  • Remove pan from heat and add bourbon
  • Return to heat, flame, and cook until flame subsides (now the alcohol is cooked off)
  • Remove from heat. Pour contents of pan into blender. Add all remaining ingredients in blender. Blend to emulsify.
  • This vinaigrette can be used warm or cold. Use on salads, side dishes, and meat entrees.

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