Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette

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

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

Lemon vinaigrette has a delicious  perky flavor that goes well with just about any salad you’ll want to serve it with. 

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

I love a good healthy homemade salad dressing, and I’m a firm believer that if you have a few good homemade salad dressing recipes that are easy to make, you’re more 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!

LEMON VINAIGRETTE RECIPE

This lemon mustard 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. 

  • Dijon mustard
  • Lemon juice
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Honey or pure maple syrup
  • Garlic
  • Oregano (dried)
  • Basil (dried)
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

HOW TO MAKE THIS EASY SALAD DRESSING

This easy salad dressing recipe comes together in a pinch and it can last in the refrigerator for up to a week.

  1. Add all of the ingredients  to a mason jar.  
  2. Seal the lid tightly and give a good shake. 
  3. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

You can also add the ingredients to a blender and blend until creamy.  Or simply whisk all of the ingredients together in a bowl.

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

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Originally published 1.2018 – updated 8.2020

This Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette is a deliciously light and healthy homemade salad dressing that comes together in a pinch
Yield: 6 - 8 servings

Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 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

Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients (except the salt and pepper) to a mason jar. 
  2. Seal the lid tightly and give a good shake. 
  3. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

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 Responses to “Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette”

  1. Millie Selinger — September 4, 2020 @ 2:40 pm (#)

    How long will the lemon mustard vinaigrette keep in the refrigerator?

    • Deborah — September 8, 2020 @ 5:03 pm (#)

      It should last up to a week in the refrigerator.

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