Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette

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This Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette is a deliciously light and healthy homemade salad dressing that comes together in a pinch.   

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This Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette has a delicious light flavor and its super quick and easy to make.  Just toss the ingredients into a mason jar and give in a good shake.  

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I love a good homemade salad dressing, and I’m a firm believer that if you have a few good homemade salad dressing recipes that are quick and easy to make, you’ll likely eat more salads.  This easy vinaigrette recipe is one of my favorites!!  I know – I say that about each of my vinaigrette recipes, but this one is really good!

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This vinaigrette is made with simple ingredients that you’ll likely have on hand.  Extra-virgin olive oil, fresh lemon juice, Dijon mustard, minced garlic and some dried oregano and basil leaves.  The mustard emulsifies with the olive oil, giving this dressing a slightly creamy texture to it.

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It can be very convenient to buy store-bought salad dressings, but if you keep a few simple ingredients on hand such as these, you’ll never be tempted to buy the bottled stuff at the market again.lemon-mustard-vinaigretteAfter you toss this healthy Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette on your next bowl of greens, it just might become you new favorite house salad dressing.

Enjoy!

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Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette

Yield: 6 - 8 servings

Total Time: 5 minutes

This Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette is a deliciously light and healthy homemade salad dressing that comes together in a pinch.   

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey or pure maple syrup
  • 2 small cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoons kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. Add all of the ingredients (except the salt and pepper)  to a mason jar.  Seal the lid tightly and give a good shake.  You can also add the ingredients to a blender and blend until creamy.  Or simply whisk all of the ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

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