The Best Lemon Vinaigrette


This lemon vinaigrette is one of my favorite salad dressings. It works for a simple salad or with crispy Parmesan chicken on a green salad.

close up view of lemon vinaigrette in a spoon and on a top of salad, including lettuce, tomato and avocado
Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 cup


  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard, or to taste

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


  1. Whisk red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper together in a small bowl. Slowly stream olive oil into vinegar mixture, whisking continuously, until well combined. Add lemon juice and whisk to combine.

  2. Pour vinaigrette into a screw-top jar or bottle; seal. Shake before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

128 Calories
14g Fat
2g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 128
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 214mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 18mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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