Meyer Lemon Cream Salad Dressing


Suzanne Goin of Lucques restaurant in West Hollywood calls this her "Creamsicle" combination. A little cream rounds out the lemon's tang. Try it with Goin's Lettuce Snap Pea Salad or any other favorite green salad.

Makes 1 1/3 cups (serving size: 2 tbsp.)


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2 tablespoons finely diced shallot
1/4 cup Meyer lemon juice
About 3/4 tsp. kosher salt, divided
1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
About 1/8 tsp. pepper
1/3 cup heavy whipping cream


Total: 10 Minutes

Put shallot, lemon juice, and 1/4 tsp. salt in a small bowl and let stand 5 minutes. Whisk in oil, then whisk in 1/2 tsp. more salt, 1/8 tsp. pepper, and the cream. Taste and add more salt and pepper if you like. Stir before using.

Make ahead: Up to 3 days, chilled.

Created date

December 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 151
Caloriesfromfat 97 %
Protein 0.2 g
Fat 17 g
Satfat 3.8 g
Carbohydrate 1.2 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 117 mg
Cholesterol 11 mg