Fresh Squeezed Lemon Salad Dressing

For the most part, I’ve stopped using store-bought salad dressings when I’m home. Instead, I usually just drizzle a little olive oil with garlic salt and basil over my salad, but it’s getting a little boring and I wanted some flavor in my salad.

Since I’ve been on a lemon kick, I whipped up this Fresh Squeezed Lemon Salad Dressing. Simple, healthy and all real ingredients!

In this case, a little goes a long way. The fresh lemon adds quick, but not overpowering flavor without having to drench your lettuce.

Fresh Squeezed Lemon Salad Dressing 
by Michelle Maskaly, The Adirondack Chick 

1 lemon
1 small clove garlic
1 sprig of Italian parsley
1/2 teaspoon of sugar
4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil (I used Lucini Estate Select)
1/8 teaspoon (pinch) salt
1/8 teaspoon (pinch) ground pepper

Cut the lemon in half and juice it over a small bowl. Add the olive oil to the lemon juice.

Remove the parsley leaves, discarding the stems, and finely chop the leaves. Add them to the lemon juice.

Mince the garlic, and add that to the juice. Finally, add in the sugar, salt and pepper.

Whisk until well blended.

Let sit about 10 minutes and whisk again right before serving. Spoon over salad.

Makes about 2 ounces.


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15 thoughts on “Fresh Squeezed Lemon Salad Dressing

  1. When I saw your title, I thought this is perfect after your last post about lemons! To be honest, I have never made my own dressing before. But this one looks so easy and tasty! This is something I could do. Thanks 🙂

  2. Hi Michelle,
    There is nothing fresher than a nice lemon dressing for salad and your recipe looks delicious. We would really enjoy it. Hope you are having a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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