Zesty Lemon Basil Dressing

This zesty lemon dressing is perfect paired with a tossed summer salad with fruit. 

Course Salad Dressing
Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Servings 7


  • 1/2 cup olive oil (extra virgin)
  • 3 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 zest of a lemon
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic (or 1/4 tsp. powder)
  • 1/4 tsp. dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Whisk all ingredients in a small mason jar, or salad dressing container. 

  2. Refrigerate for 30 minutes prior to serving (if possible). Shake well before using. 

  3. Store in refrigerator for up to 1 week.