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The Best Lemon Vinaigrette

Rated as 4.74 out of 5 Stars
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"This is one of my favorite salad dressings. It works for a simple salad or with crispy Parmesan chicken with a cool salad on top."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 128
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 cup)

Directions

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  1. Whisk red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, oregano, garlic, salt, and black pepper together in a small bowl. Slowly stream olive oil into the vinegar mixture while whisking briskly. Beat lemon juice into the mixture.
  2. Pour dressing into a sealable jar or bottle, seal, and shake until emulsified.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 128 calories; 13.5 1.9 0.1 0 214 Full nutrition

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I made half a batch of this (I was almost out of red wine vinegar), but otherwise I followed the recipe as written. I really liked this, but of course I would because it had lemon in it! If th...

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This is super tart. i just made it to dress lettuce fresh from the garden, so I don't have a whole bunch of ingredients in my salad. I ended up adding an unknown quantity of honey to it, whic...

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I made half a batch of this (I was almost out of red wine vinegar), but otherwise I followed the recipe as written. I really liked this, but of course I would because it had lemon in it! If th...

Made it as written, tasted it and thought, it really is good but needs just a touch of something. I added a bit of lemon zest, re-tasted, and thought just a touch of sweetness was needed. I adde...

This is super tart. i just made it to dress lettuce fresh from the garden, so I don't have a whole bunch of ingredients in my salad. I ended up adding an unknown quantity of honey to it, whic...

Made for salad on Easter and got many compliments. Made as directed.

I took this and tripled it. I used 2T lemon juice 2T lime juice and 2T Orange juice. It made for a really tasty citrus vinaigrette.

Very tart, but delicious. I used it on a spinach, cranberry, feta salad.

Just tried this tonight and if you love mustard and lemons you'll love this. It's tastes like an expensive dressing at a very expensive restaurant! My new fav! Doubled the recipe and well worth ...

Very good, but for some reason the Dijon mustard overpowered the lemon flavor. I'll try adding a bit more lemon next time or cut back on the Dijon mustard. My guy really liked it.

So good!! I used this recipe in place of the Italian dressing that was needed for Greek garbanzo bean salad recipe on this site. I loved it! Could also be used as a marinade for chicken!! Delici...