It’s easy to make flavor-filled Lemon Ginger Salad Dressing in a few minutes! This light dressing will compliment most mixed green salads.
It's easy to make flavor-filled Lemon Ginger Salad Dressing in a few minutes! This light dressing will compliment most mixed green salads.

Making homemade salad dressings at home is a simple way to most often save money, and KNOW exactly what is going into the finished product. Best of all, most homemade dressings are a cinch to make, including this Lemon Ginger Salad Dressing.

This light salad dressing is not only easy to make, it’s packed with flavor! I first tried it on a carrot salad, but have found the dressing is just as good on a mixed green salad. It has become a permanent member of the ol’ salad dressing rotation in our home. Here’s how easy it is to make:

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What Is In Lemon Ginger Salad Dressing?

The recipe uses easy to find, common ingredients. The ingredients are extra virgin olive oil, rice vinegar, salt, honey, ginger, garlic and the juice and zest from one lemon.

Ingredients for the salad dressing, ready to be mixed together.

How To Make Lemon Ginger Salad Dressing

Making this salad dressing is simple and pretty straightforward. Measure all ingredients EXCEPT FOR THE OLIVE OIL into a medium bowl. Stir well, to combine these ingredients. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil, whisking with a fork or wire whisk the entire time you are adding the oil. Pour oil with one hand, and whisk with the other!

Continue to whisk until the dressing has emulsified. Emulsified means that the olive oil has been incorporated so well into the other ingredients that it doesn’t separate (kind of like oil and water).

Olive oil is slowly drizzled into salad dressing while whisking.

And just like that, your lemon ginger salad dressing is ready! Serve it on your favorite mixed green salad right away, OR you can cover the bowl and store it in your refrigerator until ready to serve.

Once refrigerated, the olive oil will thicken up slightly, so take it out of the fridge a few minutes before serving and whisk it, before drizzling it on a favorite green salad.

Lemon ginger salad dressing is emulsified and waiting to drizzle on a salad.

You don’t have to only use this salad dressing on green salads. Actually, one of my favorite ways to enjoy this dressing is drizzled onto a spiralized carrot salad. Wow… is THAT ever good!

The lemon ginger salad dressing is drizzled on a spiralized carrot salad.

I hope you enjoy this recipe for simple lemon ginger salad dressing. It makes a small amount (1/2 cup) of fresh dressing, but can easily be doubled. Thank you for stopping by, and I hope you visit again soon. Take care, and have a wonderful day, full of adventure and possibilities!

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Original recipe source: http://girlinthelittleredkitchen.com/2015/06/spiralized-carrot-salad-with-lemon-ginger-dressing/

Lemon Ginger Salad Dressing
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

It's easy to make flavor-filled Lemon Ginger Salad Dressing in a few minutes! This light dressing will compliment most mixed green salads.

Category: Salad Dressing
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon ginger salad dressing
Servings: 6 (1 Tablespoon per serving)
Calories Per Serving: 86 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • 1 large lemon (juice and zest)
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger (peeled, finely minced)
  • 1 medium garlic clove (peeled, finely minced)
  • 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
Instructions
  1. Measure all ingredients EXCEPT FOR THE OLIVE OIL into a medium bowl. Stir to combine. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil, whisking with a fork or wire whisk the entire time you are adding the oil. Pour oil with one hand; whisk with the other! Continue to whisk until the dressing has emulsified.

  2. Serve it right away, OR cover the bowl and store it in your refrigerator until ready to serve. Once refrigerated, olive oil will thicken slightly; take it out of the fridge a few minutes before serving and give it a good whisk before drizzling it on your favorite green salad. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Ginger Salad Dressing
Amount Per Serving (1 Tablespoon)
Calories 86 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 194mg8%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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