Sweet, flavorful black garlic vinaigrette from Costco to use as a salad dressing, dipping sauce or marinade!
Today I’m reviewing Johnny’s Black Garlic Vinaigrette from Costco. I don’t usually do a ton of sauce or dressing reviews, so I decided to pick this product up to review on the blog and enjoy at home.
Location in Store
You can find Johnny’s Black Garlic Vinaigrette at Costco in the aisle with the sauces and salad dressing, it isn’t refrigerated. The item number is 1513748.
I really enjoy the taste of this Costco Black Garlic Vinaigrette! I hoped it didn’t have a very strong garlic flavor and it doesn’t. You strongly taste balsamic so this vinaigrette is definitely more on the sweet side.
The dressing is slightly creamy and the texture is nice and thin so a little goes a long way.
The flavor of the vinaigrette goes well with various meats, vegetables, noodles or pasta and appetizers like spring rolls or dumplings. I would offer it to my guests because I think a lot of people would enjoy the simple, sweet, creamy flavor.
This vinaigrette from Costco is $5.99 Canadian for the 944 mL bottle of vinaigrette, it was on sale so I got it for two dollars less than the $7.99 regular price. The sale price isn’t bad for a big bottle of vinaigrette!
You can use this as dressing, marinade or dip! It tastes delicious on noodles like the Rice Ramen from Costco and is an amazing dip for the Bibigo Steamed Dumplings from Costco or the Bibigo Beef Bulgogi Mandu.
It also works well as a salad dressing or marinade or chicken or pork! The best before date is about six months from the date I purchased the vinaigrette and it needs to be kept refrigerated after opening.
Two tablespoons is 140 calories, 14 grams of fat, five grams of carbohydrates, zero grams of fibre, five grams of sugar, zero grams of protein and 135 mg of sodium. That’s quite a bit of fat and calories so if you can try to limit yourself to only a few tablespoons.
I have researched some of the ingredients that I wasn’t sure about, for example: propylene glycol alginate which is a food additive used to thicken and emulsify foods. Potassium sorbate is a chemical preservative.
Give it a try!
If you like a balsamic vinaigrette don’t let the black garlic in this turn you off of it! It’s not a strong garlic flavor and is quite delicious, although not the healthiest!
Do you have a favorite cookie from Costco?
Please note that this review was not paid for or sponsored by any third party. This product was purchased by Costcuisine for the purpose of producing this review. The opinions in this review are strictly those of Costcuisine. Costcuisine is not affiliated with Costco or any of its suppliers. In the event that Costcuisine receives compensation for a post from the manufacturer of a product or some other third party, the arrangement will be clearly disclosed (including where the manufacturer of a product provides Costcuisine with a free sample of the product).