Jar of Lemon Salad Dressing
  • Easy
  • 5 Minutes
  • Serves 6

Nutrition Per Serving

  • Calories: 95
  • Fat: 8.5g (Saturated Fat: 1.2g)
  • Carbohyrates: 7g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Added Sugar: 2g
  • Protein: 0.3g
  • Sodium: 98mg

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Equipment Needed


Glass Jar

This recipe will surprise you! Blending a whole lemon into this dressing creates a bright, sweet flavor with a creamy texture. Using the whole lemon not only adds fiber to this dressing, but also a healthy amount of Vitamin C.

Learning Objectives

Learn how a whole lemon adds flavor and creaminess to dressings and sauces. Try this trick with hummus and other favorites. 

Level Ups (optional)

Serve with a salad recipe from our website.

Substitutions (optional)

Honey may be substituted for the maple syrup. 

Equipment Needed


Glass Jar


  • 1 lemon
  • Juice of half of a lemon
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp freshly cracked pepper


  1. Trim the stem off the end of the lemon and add it to a blender with the rest of the ingredients. Blend for 30-60 seconds until smooth and creamy. Store in a glass jar in the fridge.