Lemon Honey Salad Dressing

by Marla on January 24, 2014 · 30 comments

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Happy Friday! Hopefully you had a busy & productive week. I have been traveling a whole lot. A few days in Telluride. A few days in Beaver Creek. A few days in Vail. A busy gal has gotta keep on her toes!

I developed quite a few new recipes this week, a few of which use this Lemon Honey Salad Dressing. I figured this was worthy of it’s own blog post because I will be referring to it often. I wanted to keep things simple for you to find the recipe when you need it.

Besides, it tastes amazing.

Lemon Honey Salad Dressing | FamilyFreshCooking.com

I love salad dressings that have the perfect balance of flavors. Here sweet & savory combine.

Citrus & honey are meant to be married.

Lemon Honey Salad Dressing | FamilyFreshCooking.com

That can be easily done when you shake them up with olive oil, sea salt and some black pepper.

This is a light dressing that can be used on many recipes. I will be sharing a quinoa salad & a few other delicious recipes in the upcoming weeks that incorporate this dressing.

Lemon Honey Salad Dressing | FamilyFreshCooking.com

I’m sure it will be a favorite in the warmer months as well! I’m curious as to how you will incorporate this into your recipes.

Think out of the box. It would make a great marinade for chicken, tofu & a slew of things.

Lemon Honey Salad Dressing | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Enjoy!

Lemon Honey Salad Dressing

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Yield: 3/4 cups dressing, about 4 servings

Lemon Honey Salad Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 3 tablespoons Honey
  • Sea Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper

Method

  • Shake olive oil, lemon juice & honey in a jar. Season to taste with salt & pepper.
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1 Homemade For Friends January 24, 2014 at 7:37 am

Marla, this looks delicious and so pretty! I would definitely bottle this one up as a food gift for someone special (although I’d have to save some for myself too, lol!). Cheers!
Melissa
PS: Thank you for the link to my homemade food gift idea for a Hot Wing Salad Dressing as well!

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2 Marla January 24, 2014 at 9:25 am

Your dressing sounds amazing! I can think of so many ways to use it :)

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3 Rosa January 24, 2014 at 7:46 am

A wonderful combination! Totally my kind of dressing.

Cheers,

Rosa

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4 Jenny Flake January 24, 2014 at 7:51 am

Perfect, simple and delicious! Love!!

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5 Cec January 24, 2014 at 8:18 am

Cute bottle. Would you be able to tell me where you got it from?

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6 Marla January 24, 2014 at 9:37 am

Hi there! I purchased a set of these bottles a few years ago & canon remember where from. I will give a shout on Facebook later to see if anyone knows where to find them :)

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7 Cec January 24, 2014 at 5:22 pm

Thanks!!

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8 Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar January 24, 2014 at 8:37 am

I love the sound of this! Lemon and honey are FAB on salads!

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9 Marla January 24, 2014 at 9:37 am

Always right?!

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10 Kevin @ Closet Cooking January 24, 2014 at 8:45 am

Love homemade dressings and this one is perfect!

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11 Jodee Weiland January 24, 2014 at 9:05 am

This dressing has all my favorites…lemon juice, honey, and olive oil! Sounds great, and my mind is spinning with ways to use it. Thanks for sharing!

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12 Marla January 24, 2014 at 9:37 am

Awesome! So glad you enjoy this simplicity as well :)

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13 Toni | Boulder Locavore January 24, 2014 at 9:51 am

Sounds perfect Marla. Dressings with citrus are so refreshing this time of year and a perfect compliment to heavier dishes too! Have a great weekend.

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14 Maryea {Happy Healthy Mama} January 24, 2014 at 1:48 pm

This is one of my favorite type of salad dressings. Simple is the best route for dressings, in my opinion. I love the way lemon brightens up the flavor of any dish, so you are right, this would be great used in many different ways. :)

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15 Laura (Tutti Dolci) January 24, 2014 at 1:51 pm

I must make a batch of this dressing, I know I’d use it all the time!

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16 Anna@CrunchyCreamySweet January 25, 2014 at 9:46 am

This could be my new favorite dressing. Gorgeous!

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17 Sommer @ASpicyPerspective January 25, 2014 at 11:42 am

This sounds like a perfect topping to any salad!

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18 Paula – bell’alimento January 25, 2014 at 11:46 am

This salad dressing sounds amazing! I can’t wait to add it to a salad!

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19 Julie @ Table for Two January 26, 2014 at 1:33 pm

I love the simplicity of this dressing! Lemon and honey are such warming flavor combinations. The photos are gorgeous, Marla!

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20 Jill February 20, 2014 at 2:55 pm

Tried this tonight- was delicious!

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21 Mandy March 10, 2014 at 7:12 am

This may be a silly question, but do you have to refrigerate this dressing, or leave it out? Can’t wait to try!

Just found your blog (through pinterest), and love it! I especially love your love of CO! Lived for almost three years in Montrose, so when I saw your barn pics from there, I knew I would like you. ;) I have a good friend up in Telluride, and got to visit last summer. Look forward to following your blog!

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22 Marla March 10, 2014 at 9:24 am

Hi Mandy! Awesome that you lived in Montrose. I love it there :) YES! Do refrigerate this dressing to keep it fresh :)

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23 lauren June 6, 2014 at 6:40 am

this dressing has dairy in it?? I don’t see any dairy..please correct me if i am wrong!

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24 Marla June 6, 2014 at 6:41 am

Hi Lauren, this dressing does not have dairy in it.

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25 lauren June 6, 2014 at 7:10 am

oh okay, in the above comment you mentioned it needed to be refrigerated because it had dairy in it, so I was confused. thanks!

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26 Marla June 6, 2014 at 7:25 am

Ohhhhhh. Good eye Lauren. I just edited that comment. The dressing should be refrigerated to keep it fresh….but certainly no dairy.

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