With a simple 3:1 ratio, 3 parts oil to 1 part lime juice, you can have a homemade salad dressing of your own doing in just a couple of minutes. Once you learn how to make fresh salad dressing from scratch, you’ll never get caught without dressing again!

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Create variations in flavor by using your favorite herbs and spices, or you can include varieties of oil like avocado or walnut oil for an extra punch of flavor. Once the ingredients are combined, whisk your way to a nice emulsion that will cling perfectly to your lettuce!

A pitcher full of a homemade dressing

Homemade Salad Dressing Recipe

Making homemade salad dressing is so fresh and simple that you’ll wonder why you haven’t been doing it all along!


Yield: 4 servings
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  • Place all ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk briskly for 1 minute until the oil has formed an emulsion.


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Calories: 99kcal, Carbohydrates: 0.4g, Protein: 0.03g, Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 8g, Sodium: 291mg, Potassium: 6mg, Fiber: 0.1g, Sugar: 0.1g
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