Lemon Pepper Dressing (Lemon Pepper Vinaigrette) is a healthy and delicious dressing that comes together in just 5 minutes using 5 simple ingredients. Drizzle it over your salads or roasted veggies.
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About This Recipe
Lemon Pepper Salad Dressing (Lemon Pepper Vinaigrette) is a refreshing blend of 5 simple ingredients – olive oil, fresh lemon juice, lemon zest, honey, and dijon mustard.
This 5 minutes dressing is tangy, slightly sweet with a subtle hint of spiciness and bold citrus flavor.
Lemon and black pepper vinaigrette is packed with flavors and is super versatile. Drizzle it over your mixed salad greens, summer salads, fruit salads, massage into kale, or just pour over your roasted vegetables or chicken.
Although you get a bottle of this lemon pepper dressing in store these days, making it at home is always recommended. The homemade dressing tastes much better than the store-bought one, it is free of artificial colors, flavors, and modifiers and it is much more economical to make at home.
So get going and make yourself a batch.
To make lemon pepper dressing, you will need extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, honey, dijon mustard, salt, pepper, and a small jar (or a small bowl).
Use the best quality olive oil and freshly squeezed lemon juice for the best taste.
Adjust the salt and pepper according to your taste.
You can use maple syrup instead of honey to make it vegan.
Drizzle lemon pepper dressing over your homemade salad like crisp lettuce salad with goat cheese, mixed salad greens, summer vegetable salads, massage it into your kale, or fruit salads. You can also pour it on roasted or grilled veggies, chicken, or fish.
It can also be added to your wraps, open toasts, or buddha bowls.
You can also pour it over your breakfast eggs.
I like to toss my crispy chicken wings in this vinaigrette recipe and make lemon pepper chicken wings. You can similarly make lemon pepper salmon.
Lemon Pepper Dressing can be stored in an air-tight container for 3-4 days in the refrigerator.
The oil may separate from the other ingredients, but just give it a good shake and it is ready to use.
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Lemon Pepper Salad Dressing (Lemon Pepper Vinaigrette)
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1 tablespoons honey (use maple syrup for vegan)
- 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
- ½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
- ¼ teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper (or to taste)
- Combine all ingredients in a small jar with a tight-fitting lid and shake vigorously until combined.
- Use as desired!