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Super Simple Citrus Dressing

Have you ever tried to make your own salad dressing? Super simple citrus dressing is a great starter recipe, and it even makes a great addition to a seasoned dressing recipe collection. Learn how to make citrus dressing two ways – one sweet and one savory – with only 5 ingredients each! Fresh, delicious, and incredibly easy.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Super Simple Citrus Dressing
Servings: 16 2 Tablespoons
Calories: 41kcal


Lemon & Garlic Dressing

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 medium lemon
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground

Honey Orange Dressing

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 medium lemon
  • 1/2 medium orange
  • 2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon orange zest


  • Juice lemon and/or orange (if using). Mince garlic for the lemon version. Zest orange if desired for orange version.
  • Whisk or shake together all ingredients until well blended. Pour on salad or use as a marinade.
  • Refrigerate for up to two weeks. Whisk or shake before each use.


Calories: 41kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 76mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g