RecipeLemon Vinaigrette

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 100
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Total Fat: 10 g
    • Unsaturated Fat: 8.5 g
    • Saturated Fat: 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0 g
  • Total Sugar: 1 g
    • Natural Sugar: 1 g
    • Added Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 150 mg

If you’re looking for a quick and easy dressing that’s both delicious and nutritious, then this citrus vinaigrette is your new go-to! It’s light, it’s bright, and it’s perfect for livening up your salads and veggies. It’s a simple combo of lemon juice and zest, tangy vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, and Dijon mustard, all whisked together to create a dreamy dressing that will elevate any salad to gourmet status. The extra virgin olive oil is packed with good-for-you fats and antioxidants that can help keep your ticker in top shape, making this a tasty way to show your heart some well-deserved love. So go ahead and drizzle it over a big colorful salad (like my Mediterranean Quinoa Salad) or dunk veggies in it … There’s no stressing with this dressing!

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This recipe makes ½ cup
  • • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • • 1½ teaspoons lemon zest ​
  • • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, or more to taste
  • • ¼ teaspoon salt, more to taste
  • • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper

Add all ingredients to a small bowl and whisk until everything is well combined. Season with additional salt and fresh ground pepper to taste.

Store in an airtight container or jar for up to 1 week in the fridge.

Nutrition provided for 2 tablespoons.

Try these tasty dressings: Caesar DressingBalsamic Vinaigrette, and Buffalo Ranch.