Lemon Vinaigrette

Contributor: Kathy Strahs

Bright and citrusy, lemon vinaigrette is an ideal match for crunchy slaws and other salads. A drizzle can also add just the right touch to perk up chicken, seafood, or vegetables.

  • Author: Kathy Strahs
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: About 1/2 cup 1x
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: American


  • 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice (from about 2 lemons)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • ½ tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp. fine sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil


  1. Place the lemon juice, garlic, honey, mustard, salt, and pepper in a small jar.
  2. Close the lid and shake it until it’s combined and the mustard and salt are dissolved.
  3. Add the olive oil and shake the jar again until the dressing is emulsified.