Hall of Fame Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe: You're 5 Ingredients Away From a Fabulous Salad by Donna John
Light and bright, this easy lemon vinaigrette recipe can be drizzled on lettuce, kale, arugula, spinach, pasta salad or even grilled chicken or seafood. This delicious salad dressing is one sauce recipe you'll want to keep ready in your fridge at all times. It's one of our most requested recipes!
The simple vinaigrette recipe is made with olive oil (buy good-quality olive oil for best results), lemon juice (fresh is always best), lemon zest, Dijon mustard and fresh minced garlic. The ingredients are whisked together, seasoned with salt and black pepper and it's ready to roll.
You could add fresh or dried herbs like thyme, tarragon, oregano, basil or even rosemary. Other mustards could be substitute for the Dijon mustard like whole-grain mustard, Creole mustard or yellow mustard. Store this homemade salad dressing or marinade in a salad dressing cruet or airtight container.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: Makes about 3/4 cup
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
Here's how to make it:
- Whisk together all ingredients. Season with salt and pepper. (If you want to add dried or fresh herbs, add them now.)
- Pour into a salad dressing cruet. Refrigerate until ready to use.
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