Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Jan Gautro Photo by: Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Jan Gautro

Zesty Honey-Lemon Dressing

Serve this salad dressing over fresh garden greens or drizzle over steamed green beans, asparagus, or broccoli.

Southern Living APRIL 2009

  • Yield: Makes about 3/4 cup (serving size: 1 tbsp.)
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes


  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup olive oil


1. Whisk together chopped fresh parsley and next 7 ingredients in a small bowl. Add oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until smooth. Use immediately, or store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 5 days. If chilled, let stand at room temperature 15 minutes. Whisk before serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 75
  • Fat: 6.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Protein: 0.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 5.1g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 117mg
  • Calcium: 2mg

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