Lemon and Mint Dressing


Mint is one of our favorite herbs, and we usually have some in the house.  We add mint leaves to our tea, and sometimes just to a glass of hot water.  When I felt like we needed a change from our usual vinaigrette salad dressing, I chopped up some fresh mint leaves, dropped them into a mixture of oil and vinegar, and then added lemon.  The result was a cool, refreshing dressing with a hint of tartness – perfect for a crisp green salad.

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Lemon and Mint Dressing


  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 8-10 fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
  • salt & coarsely ground pepper to taste


  1. Combine the ingredients in a salad dressing shaker or a small jar with a tight fitting top.
  2. Shake well and pour over salad.

Carbohydrate: 1.5g

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Megan's Cookin'
11 years ago

Sounds like a nice fresh dressing. I’ll have to give it a try!


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Michael Aviad
13 years ago

What a refreshing change. I eat a salad every night and it’s great to find new tastes.

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