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Jar of lemon vinaigrette

Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe | Easy Salad Dressing

  • Author: Rachel Steenland | The Plant Riot
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


This lemon vinaigrette recipe is a great easy dressing for salad | Make perfect home-made dressing with olive oil and lemon juice! 




  1. Make the dressing: Into a small bowl (or mason jar) add lemon vinaigrette ingredients, and whisk to combine (or if using a mason jar, seal and viciously shake to combine).
  2. Serve: Drizzle over your favorite salad and enjoy immediately.
  • Store: Store in an airtight container in the fridge and consume within 3 days. Whisk or shake well before serving as the ingredients will naturally separate over time.


  • Extra virgin olive oil: EVOO tastes best in salad dressings. In a pinch you can swap for olive oil or another neutral tasting oil.
  • Maple syrup: A little sweetness is needed to balance the acid from the lemon juice. If you prefer, feel free to swap for agave nectar or cane sugar.


  • Serving Size: 4 servings
  • Calories: 129
  • Sugar: 1
  • Sodium: 323
  • Fat: 14
  • Saturated Fat: 2
  • Unsaturated Fat: 12
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 2
  • Fiber: 0
  • Protein: 0
  • Cholesterol: 0

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