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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 75
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 11.9
  • Total Fat: 1.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 0.0 g

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Olive Oil and Lemon Salad Dressing

Submitted by: CHEEEY
Olive Oil and Lemon Salad Dressing

Introduction

Fresh summer salad dressing Fresh summer salad dressing
Number of Servings: 75

Ingredients

    8 cloves garlic, minced or finely chopped (more if you LOVE garlic)
    1/2 tsp of black pepper (more if desired)
    2 tsp salt
    1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    1 cup Freshly squeezed lemon juice

Directions

1) Mix all ingredients into a container with secureable lid

2) Tighten lid

3) Shake vigorously until olive oil and lemon juice blend into one, after about 1 minute of shaking.

4) Spread over fresh spinach or any shredded salad greens!

Number of Servings: 75 (1 tsp each)

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHEEEY.






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  • 22 of 25 people found this review helpful
    It sounds very tasty, but who uses just 1 tsp for a serving? - 1/25/10

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  • 15 of 18 people found this review helpful
    salad dressing servings are typically 2 TBL at around 80 calories for a light one. The servings for this are 1 tsp. That puts it more realistically at 108 calories a serving. More than others with more flavor - 2/4/10

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  • Incredible!
    14 of 14 people found this review helpful
    A middle eastern staple, this dressing is an old favorite! My family loves it. Try adding a tbsp. each of finely chopped fresh mint and basil for additional flavor. - 1/25/10

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  • Incredible!
    14 of 14 people found this review helpful
    I make this all the time. Its great on hot steamed broccoli as well as on lettuce salad. - 12/8/07

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  • Very Good
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I added fresh herbs and it was to die for! - 1/25/10

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  • 8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    @NADS there are 3tsp in a TBSP therefore a 2 TBSP serving would be 71 cal. - 8/27/11

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    add some oregano, and you have the greek dressing I grew up eating. This is my favorite dressing. - 2/15/10

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I sometimes add a bit of shredded fresh parmesan cheese as well....yummy! - 1/25/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I really like the tangy garlic flavor!! It's a keeper...but I don't think I'll get 75 servings out of it. Thanks - 7/5/07

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this recipe and LOVE it. It was a bit sour for us - so added some Splenda [hubby a diabetic] and put half the salt in. LOVE that olive oil, garlic and lemon flavour. Our company enjoyed this dressing as well. - 2/4/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Great on so many things. - 1/25/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    The sodium content is off because the salt is not listed in the nutritional breakdown - 1/6/12

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I make this often. I also use chopped fresh parsley - 1/25/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Great to have a dressing without vinegar! - 1/25/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this is exactly what i was looking for...i have always loved a particular restraunt just because of the wonderful salad dressing they serve...i have been craving it and wanted to make my own...this recipe is just what i was looking for...i will definitely keep this in the fridge from now on! - 5/18/08

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  • i tried it and love it soo much thank u Cheezy - 10/20/14

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  • O.K.
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    For a stand alone salad dressing this was WAY TOO MUCH lemon for me. I only had enough fresh lemon to squeeze 3/4 cup, and even after doubling the olive oil and adding sugar this was still quite sour. Ended up adding oregano and soy sauce for more depth and it turned out alright. - 6/30/14

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  • Will try this recipe but just looking at the nutritional info I know the sodium count is WAY OFF!! And the serving size needs to be more realistic. - 6/6/14

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  • Love this dressing on a Greek salad! I halve the oil and add water to make it even lower in calories! - 3/26/14

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  • I love it! Easy, fast and delicious! - 3/13/14

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  • Is there a mistake on the serving size??? But easy recipe and you could do so much more with a creative mind! - 1/28/14

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  • Does anyone know if you can use plain olive oil instead of extra virgin in this recipe? Does it matter? - 11/16/13

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  • Delicious! - 4/14/13

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  • I like it and I put it a tablespoon on my Salmon and it was pretty good - 3/21/13

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  • I just used lemon & olive oil on my salad today. I liked it so much I decided to google salad dressing recipes and it took me right to this one! Yum I can't wait to try this! I will add oregano because I have this lovely Greek oregano I bought at a farmers market with an amazing flavor! - 3/8/13

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  • I will have to get use to it. and I will need to get a blender. or at least a sald shaker. and thanks for the recipe. invent more please - 3/3/13

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  • very tasty thought it might be too lemony but it was very nice on mixed salad. - 1/14/13

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  • I love this and also use it on steamed asparagus! I did add mint. Yum - 8/21/12

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  • Easy to make and store in fridge. Low in calories, too, which makes it even better! - 8/8/12

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  • Used this on my salad of greens and a leftover crab cake. It was very good. I will be using lemon juice instead of balsamic vinegar now. THANKS - 6/19/12

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  • Love this dressing. Must try for anyone - 2/27/12

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  • Delicious - 1/18/12

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  • I make something similar to this except I paste my garlic and add minced onion and finely chopped olives, I also like to add habanero or spicy hot chilies for more flavor. If you use olives, don't add the salt! - 12/25/11

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  • This is a salad staple in my house. Sooo Good and Good for you to BOOT! - 11/22/11

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  • Great! - 10/10/11

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  • Really nice! - 6/13/11

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  • The key is fresh lemons!!! Store bought lemon juice makes this dressing too tangy. The greatest part of this is you can add anything to the base recipe and never go wrong. I love to add a 1/2 tspn of dijion mustard. Anyways well done. - 3/25/11

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  • Loved it!! - 3/15/11

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  • Loved this....I tsp wasnt enough for me...but still very low in calories... My husband thought it was too lemony.. but its a huge hit for me! - 12/14/10

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  • This salad dressing is so tasty and I love how low calorie it is! I put it on my salad and it tasted great! I will definitely be making it again when I use it all up. - 12/4/10

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  • I absolutely loved this dressing! I added a bit of crumbled feta to it before I poured it over my Greek salad.

    - 8/28/10

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  • I have added this one to my Fav's! It's great on anything,try Salmon or Fish of any kind the lemon is a great match. - 8/23/10

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  • Pretty good. I used bottled lemon juice rather than actual fresh lemon juice - I prob. should have tried the latter, & would have if I actually had more lemons & more time (I was kind of in a hurry & just wanted to make something quick). I also will prob. scale back on the pepper a lil' next time. - 3/4/10

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  • excellent! I cut the salt to 1/2 tsp as I am watching my sodium; it was still very tasty. Excellent on steamed asparagus. Maybe a good meat marinade? might try this! - 2/4/10

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  • WOW! This is awesome, I love it! Thanks! - 1/27/10

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  • So easy & delicious. Try on steamed veggies. - 1/26/10

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  • Excellent! - 1/26/10

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  • I will try this one. It's easy. I don't like to try recipes with a lot of ingredients. I don't have a lot of patience when it comes to cooking because I am a texture person when it comes to eating and my tastebuds are really weird sometimes. I am working on it. - 1/26/10

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  • Very good! - 1/26/10

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  • Sounds good I will make it with out the salt and add fresh Rosemary - 1/25/10

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  • It is definately a keeper. I like it on salads and veggies. - 1/25/10

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  • This sounds fantastic. I am going to try it tomorrow. - 1/25/10

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  • I make this with olive oil, shallots, lemon zest , lemon juice and a bit of rosemary. I also mix in a little white balsamic vinegar. It is yummy on salads or fish. - 1/25/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds really good, just a question though, do you really need the salt? - 1/25/10

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  • That is excellent! I am a garlic lover, so it is perfect for us. - 1/25/10

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  • I squeeze fresh lemon juice and drizzle EVOO on a bed of greens toppped with shredded rotisserrie chicken. Yum! - 1/25/10

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  • With some oregano, this is a fantastic dressing for a Greek salad! - 1/25/10

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  • I love it this way and I grow my own Meyer Lemons. When I have too many I juice and freeze for later. - 1/25/10

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  • I am going to try this one this week. Thanks - 1/25/10

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  • Excellent!!! - 1/25/10

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  • I like this! - 1/25/10

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  • Outstanding - 1/25/10

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  • It defintely tastes great does anyone know how long it will last in the fridge? Thanks - 1/25/10

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  • Tangy, yet with a bite. perfect - 1/25/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Since I cannot use this much garlic in anything, do you
    have any suggestions for a substitute for garlic?
    - 1/25/10

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  • Great! Quick, simple and delicious. Like the suggestion of adding fresh herbs and also of 'dressing' steamed veggies with it. - 1/25/10

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  • I will definitely be trying this one--everyone in my family loves garlic and lemon! - 1/25/10

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  • This sounds really nice. Cannot wait to try it. - 1/25/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I'm going to make this soon. My mom used to make something similar but added oregano. It was very good. - 1/25/10

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  • really good love the taste of lemon in salad dressings - 1/25/10

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  • This dressing is so good! It is simple, yet so tasty! The first time I made it, I crushed the garlic with a press and it was super garlicky. YUM! - 1/22/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yes....I will try this tonight...thinking about putting some cilatro instead of Garlic in there!!!! Thanks - 11/11/09

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  • It was good and easy! - 10/21/09

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  • YUM!!!! This is now my favorite dressing. - 3/16/08

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  • I plan to make this today and use on my salad for lunch... it sounds awesome!

    Update: wow, this dressing is good! I added a touch of cayenne pepper though... (we like our food spicy)

    Also, it says 75 servings but what is the serving size... 1tsp, 1tbsp, 1/4 c ??? - 2/14/08

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  • I don't know about 75 servings, but this dressing is fabulous. My favorite now. - 1/19/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I haven't made this yet but since I'm allergic in vinegar it sounds wonderful. - 10/24/07

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  • Wow! Thanks for posting this. I only made enough for my salad, but plan on making enough for the week! It's wonderful. - 10/16/07

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  • It is delish!!! I put it on some bibb lettuce and it was fantastic! - 8/2/07

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