Fresh Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe With Rosemary & Garlic Is Why We Plant Herb Gardens by 30Seconds Food

Fresh Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe With Rosemary & Garlic Is Why We Plant Herb Gardens

Rosemary, garlic and lemon? Wow! If your herb garden is overflowing with fresh rosemary, you have got to try this homemade salad dressing recipe. This lemon rosemary vinaigrette recipe is so flavorful and tasty over any type of salad

First, raid your herb garden and cut a few sprigs of fresh rosemary. If you don't have fresh rosemary growing in your yard, no worries! Just add it to this short list of ingredients needed for this salad dressing: fresh garlic, sea salt, lemons, olive oil and black pepper. The garlic, rosemary and salt is ground in a mortar and pestle until it makes a paste. Then, stir in the fresh lemon juice, olive oil and black pepper, to taste. 

Drizzle this lemony vinaigrette over salad greens, grilled chicken, grilled fish or shrimp, pasta salads or grain salads

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: Makes about 1/2 cup


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Recipe Notes

  • If you don't have a mortar and pestle, use the back of a spoon or side of a large chef knife to mash the ingredients together.
  • Try this vinaigrette recipe with other fresh herbs.
  • This easy garlic lemon and rosemary vinaigrette recipe can also be used as a marinade for chicken, seafood or beef.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put the garlic, rosemary and salt into a mortar and pestle or bowl. Mash to make a paste. 
  2. Add the lemon juice, olive oil and black pepper, to taste. Keep mashing and stirring until emulsified. 

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Well that sounds amazing! 🍋
Elisa Schmitz
I am loving all things lemon this summer. Will be making this soon. #yum
Susan Masterson, PhD
Thank you for this! I'm on a quest to cut out added sugar, and it's so hard to find any good dressings without it!
Elisa Schmitz
I'm right there with you, Susan Masterson, PhD . This recipe is so easy and healthy. I'm all about it! Let us know how it turns out for you. Donna John

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