Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette

Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck
A touch of honey adds sweetness to Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette. We serve this vinaigrette with Tomato-Goat Cheese Tart.


Makes 1/2 cup

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 5 Minutes


1 cup firmly packed fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon Champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon honey
1 garlic clove, minced


Process basil leaves, olive oil, vinegar, lemon zest, lemon juice, honey, and garlic in a blender or food processor 3 to 4 seconds or until smooth.


Sheri Castle,

June 2013
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