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Simple Zesty Lime Salad Dressing

Use this fresh and delicious Zesty Lime Salad Dressing as a marinade for grilled chicken or seafood, or a dressing for your next salad. So Tasty!

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Zesty lime salad dressing in a dressing jar, with a lime and sliced limes on either side fo the jar with a white bowl of spinach salad in the background.
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Why you’ll love this Zesty Lime Salad Dressing

Who buys bottled salad dressing anymore?  I rarely do- maybe a bottle of ranch or blue cheese for a batch of wings, but generally speaking, I concoct my own salad dressings.  I personally like the bitter flavors of this salad dressing on similarly bitter lettuce, like frisee or radicchio with a little bit of sweet cranberries or candied nuts.  Zesty Lime Salad Dressing can also be used as a marinade for chicken or seafood and a basting sauce for grilled vegetables.

Zesty lime salad dressing in a bottle on a wooden board with white bowl of spinach and cut lime slices

Ingredients you’ll need to make a Zesty Lime Salad Dressing:

The ingredients for this zesty salad dressing are common pantry staples:

  • Lime juice
  • Dijon mustard
  • Olive oil, extra virgin
  • Rce vinegar
  • Honey
  • Sea salt, and
  • Ground black pepper

How to make the Zesty Lime Vinaigrette

This simple homemade zesty lime salad dressing is guaranteed to get you back into the salad making mood again, it really will. I promise it will brighten up any winter blues that might be starting to settle in. The steps to making this are super easy:

  1. Zest and juice lime into a small bowl.
  2. Whisk in remaining ingredients and refrigerate until ready to use.

And…. Enjoy!

Zesty lime salad dressing in a bottle on a wooden board with white bowl of spinach and cut lime slices
Use this fresh and delicious Zesty Lime Salad Dressing as a marinade for grilled chicken or seafood, or a dressing for your next salad. So Tasty! #saladdressing #vinaigrette

Zesty Lime Salad Dressing

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Use this fresh and delicious Zesty Lime Salad Dressing as a marinade for grilled chicken or seafood, or a dressing for your next salad. So Tasty!

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, extra virgin
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Zest and juice lime into a small bowl.
  2. Whisk in remaining ingredients and refrigerate until ready to use.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1 Servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 52Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 246mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 0g

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Deborah @ Confessions of mother runner

Tuesday 23rd of January 2018

It's so easy to whisk up your own healthy dressing. Love the lime in here

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