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The Best Lemon Vinaigrette

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"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 cals
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 g fat; 1.9 g carbohydrates; 0.1 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 214 mg sodium. 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...

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

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

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.

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...

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...