There’s nothing quite like the vibrant, fresh flavors of homemade vinaigrette. This recipe combines a medley of citrus fruits, infusing your salads with a taste of sunshine. Fragrant lemon and lime juices create a tangy dressing that’s both flavorful and easy to whip up in minutes.

The citrus-infused vinaigrette transcends its traditional role, elevating roasted veggies, rice or grain bowls, and more. Versatile, easy, and undeniably delicious, this homemade dressing will make you swear off store-bought options for good. With its vibrant flavors, it transforms a mundane salad into a standout side dish that’ll have everyone talking.

What sets this sugar-free vinaigrette apart is not just its amazing taste, but also its use of fresh, natural ingredients. Say goodbye to unwanted additives or preservatives and hello to pure, homemade goodness.”

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Homemade Citrus Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Homemade Citrus Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Yield: 5
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Indulge in the vibrant and tangy notes of this refreshing Homemade Lemon Citrus Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe! It's a burst of freshness in every bite!


  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon thyme, or thyme
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, thyme, balsamic vinegar, honey, and Dijon mustard.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Serve immediately or store in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to a week.


  • You can substitute any type of citrus juice for lemon juice, such as orange juice, grapefruit juice, or lime juice.
  • If you don't have Dijon mustard, you can use another type of mustard, such as stone ground mustard or yellow mustard.
  • To make a sweeter vinaigrette, add a little more honey or maple syrup.
  • For a spicier vinaigrette, add a pinch of red pepper flakes.
  • This vinaigrette is also great as a marinade for chicken, fish, or tofu.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 5 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 124Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 74mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 0gSugar: 7gProtein: 0g

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