A salad dressing recipe that is healthy and 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 summer dressing recipe is only a guideline, scroll down for additional ideas to make this salad dressing your own. The key is to use fresh ingredients!

Lemon Lime Dressing Recipe

Simple lemon lime salad dressing

Basic Salad Dressing Ingredients and Lemon/Lime Squeezer

Lemon Lime Salad Dressing Ingredients:

  • 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 shaker cup or glass mason jar 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 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 summer salad. Add a protein like a grilled chicken breast, salmon, fish fillet, strips of steak or a boiled egg to your salad.

To top of your perfect salad use roasted pine nuts  and our home made lemon lime dressing and you will have a delightful and satisfying meal. This is a wonderful warm weather salad to be enjoyed while dining al fresco on your patio or balcony!

Will you be trying our summer lemon lime salad dressing? Leave us a comment, we would love to hear from you.

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