Flavour up your salads this summer with this lip-smacking Lemon Garlic Salad Dressing. It has a refreshing shot of dijon mustard, olive oil, lemon zest and lemon juice. Here is how to make it at home!
Whenever you are making any salad be it chopped vegetable salad, Kale Salad, or Quinoa Salad, salad dressings end up deciding its taste and texture.
Consequently, whenever you feel like calling it a salad day, these dressings will perk up all your greens and fix a delicious, healthy meal.
Moreover, after eating Chopped Vegetable Salad with Lemon-Garlic Dressing, I have decided to keep a jarful of Vinaigrette style Garlic Lemon Salad Dressing ready as well just like the other ones.
Most of all, I love dressings that are fresh, luscious and very natural when it comes to flavors.
So, with Lemon Garlic Salad Dressing getting made with lemon zest and garlic, I had to try it, right?
The strong zing of garlic cloves and the tangy dash of lemon with dijon mustard, olive oil, oregano comes out through and through in any salad that you add it to.
Love a bowl of crunchy lettuce? Add a spoonful or two of this dressing and voila, sit down to eat a peppy, scrumptious salad in minutes.
How to make this recipe?
Making this dressing is pure and simple magic, telling you!
Take a jar. Now, add garlic, lemon juice, lemon zest, extra virgin olive oil, dijon mustard, dried oregano, dried basil, salt, and black pepper in that jar.
Shake it all up. And Creamy Lemon Garlic Dressing is ready.
Moreover, you may also double or triple the batch of this dressing by varying the quantity of the ingredients.
Finally, next time you are thinking of eating a salad or serving a juicy, healthy side for parties, remember that this dressing is by your aid.
Simply bookmark my recipe to make it and give a treat to your taste buds?
The oil tends to separate from the dressing when kept for some time. So make sure to whisk it up nicely again before adding in your salad.
You can also use this dressing to marinate the chicken and shrimps before grilling them.
Make roasted garlic lemon dressing by using chopped roasted garlic instead.
It will have a great depth of flavors. To roast garlic, cut the garlic into half.
Drizzle olive oil over the garlic and sprinkle some salt and pepper.
Wrap each half in aluminum foil and roast in a preheated oven at 400 Degrees F for 30-40 minutes.
How long will this dressing stay good?
Storing dressing with raw garlic is not a good idea.
I would recommend making this dressing fresh and use within a day.
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Step by Step Recipe
Add all the ingredients in a glass jar.
Lemon Garlic Salad Dressing Recipe
- 1 tsp Garlic (Minced)
- 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
- ½ tsp Lemon Zest
- 4 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- ¼ tsp Dijon Mustard
- ¼ tsp Dried Oregano
- ½ tsp Dried Basil
- ½ tsp Salt
- ¼ tsp Freshly Cracked Black pepper
- Add all the ingredients in a glass jar.
- Close the lid of the jar tightly.
- Shake vigorously to blend nicely.
- Use over salads.