Lemony Salad dressing

Why anyone would buy salad dressing in a store is a mystery, since making your own is so easy. Plus you can make it just how you like it. Make a big batch of this salad dressing and your next salad can be ready in just minutes.

Hands-on time:
15 minutes
Total time:
30 minutes

Kitchen Gear

Glass container with a lid
Measuring spoons
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1⁄2 teaspoon water
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice or red wine vinegar
3⁄4 cup olive oil
1⁄4 teaspoon kosher salt


Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your equipment and ingredients and put them on a counter.

  1. Put the water, mustard, and lemon juice in the jar, then put the lid on tightly and shake well.
  2. Take off the lid and add the olive oil. Put the lid back on and shake until the dressing is smooth and all one color.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste. Store in the refrigerator up to one month. ​