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Healthy basil vinaigrette dressing with lemon on a table with a white napkin.
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Basil Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

Nothing beats this warmer weather more than a simple and easy basil and lemon vinaigrette dressing recipe!  Pour this gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and healthy vinaigrette dressing over your favorite salad, quinoa veggie bowl, or on a sandwich.

Course Dinner, lunch, Salad, sauce
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 169 kcal


  • 1 cup basil fresh
  • ¼ tsp. Salt
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp. honey or maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. lemon zest
  • ½ cup olive oil


  1. In a food processor or high speed blender, combine basil, salt, garlic powder, honey, lemon juice and zest. Pulse 5 times.
  2. Slowly add olive oil while processing. Process for 1-2 minutes or until vinaigrette is completely smooth.
  3. Store in the refrigerator between uses. Serve with a Kale Chopped Cobb Salad and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Basil Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 169 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 80mg3%
Potassium 11mg0%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Vitamin A 210IU4%
Vitamin C 3.1mg4%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.