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All-Purpose Citrus Dressing

Photo: Colin Price
Active time 5 mins
Total time 5 mins

Yield: 5 Tbsp.

Homemade dressing comes together in minutes and is far healthier, cheaper, and fresher than bottled dressings with added sugars, chemicals, and fillers. Prep ahead and store in a covered jar or container in the refrigerator. If you're cooking for more than one, feel free to double or triple the dressing. This recipe goes with: Spinach Salad with Roasted Sweet Potatoes, [SUB_RECIPE_LINK {Winter Salad with Easy Herbed Pork Tenderloin} {150858}], [SUB_RECIPE_LINK {Roasted Salmon with Kale-Quinoa Salad} {150861}]


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Dash of salt
  • Dash of black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 52
  • fat 5.4 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • monofat 3.9 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 1 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 78 mg
  • calcium 1 mg
  • sugars 0 g

How to Make It

  1. Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, orange juice, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, salt, and pepper. Refrigerate in an airtight container. Shake well before using.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per Tbsp.