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Lemon Herb Dressing

Posted on June 09 2011 | (1) Comments
Category: Salad Dressing Recipes Tags: raw salad dressings

Lemon Herb Dressing

Yield: 3⁄4 cup, 8 servings
This dressing adds zing and fragrance to even the simplest green salad. Moreover, the taste can be varied by changing the fresh herbs.

Ingredients

  • 1⁄4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh herbs (parsley, basil, dill, mint, tarragon, or oregano)
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon crushed garlic (1 clove)
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon plus 1⁄8 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon Dijon mustard (optional)
  • Dash black pepper (optional)
  • 1⁄2 cup extra-virgin olive oil


Equipment

  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • citrus juicer or reamer
  • garlic press
  • cutting board
  • chef’s knife, 8-inch
  • small mixing bowl
  • whisk


Place the lemon juice, herbs, garlic, salt, mustard, and pepper in small bowl and whisk to combine. Add the olive oil and whisk again until well blended. Stored in a cruet or sealed glass jar in the refrigerator, Lemon Herb Dressing will keep for five days.

Variation
For Creamy Lemon Herb Dressing: Place all of the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth and creamy.



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