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Easy Lemon Lime Salad Dressing

A homemade salad dressing recipe that is healthy and very easy to make.

Our lemon lime dressing is made with only 6 basic ingredients. So fresh, so healthy and so good! I bet you will love this vinaigrette so much, it will be your go to dressing all summer long. This easy recipe is only a guideline, scroll down for additional ideas to make this salad dressing your own. The key is to use fresh ingredients!

Simple lemon lime salad dressing

Basic Salad Dressing Ingredients and Lemon/Lime Squeezer

Lemon Lime Salad Dressing

Ingredients You Need:

  • 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 Lemons – squeezed
  • 3 Limes – squeezed
  • 1 – 2 tsp minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper

Cut the ingredients in half for 2 people.


Cut the lemons and limes in half. Use Zulay’s lemon lime squeezer to extract all the juices into a medium sized bowl. Add the oil, minced garlic, salt and pepper. No blender needed. Simply stir, pour over your salad and enjoy!

You can also mix all the ingredients in a container with a secure lid. Tighten the lid, shake vigorously until the olive oil and lemon/lime juices are well blended, about 1 minute of shaking. Your homemade salad dressing can be stored in the refrigerator, using your air-tight container, for up to a week.

Watch my easy dressing recipe video and review of the lemon/lime squeezer:

Additional Healthy Salad Dressing Ideas: 

Add one or more of the following ingredients to your salad dressing…

  • Fresh herbs like parsley, cilantro or basil
  • Paprika, curry powder or red pepper flakes
  • Dijon mustard
  • Finely chopped red onions or chives
  • Pickled jalapenos

Healthy Lemon Lime Salad Dressing

This super easy, light and fresh lemon lime salad dressing is delicious on any green salad!

Cucumber, celery, tomato, avocado, fresh peppers, mixed greens, spinach and shredded cheese make a great base for your salad. Add a grilled chicken breast, salmon, fish fillet, strips of steak or a boiled egg to your salad, top with pine nuts our home made lemon lime dressing and you will have a delightful and satisfying meal. This is the perfect warm weather salad!

What’s your favorite salad dressing? Leave us a comment. 

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