Recipe: Honey and lemon salad dressing

Honey and lemon salad dressing

Looking for a delicious home-made salad dressing? Look no further...

Honey and lemon salad dressing
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Salad dressing changes the way your salad tastes. It can transform it from a bland to a mouth-watering salad. 

Although there are many salad dressings on the shelves, knowing how to make your own is a way of ensuring that you know exactly what you are feeding yourself. 

Store bought salad dressing can have added preservatives that might not always meet your health needs.

Lehlogonolo Maunatlala, founder of Thaweni's cookery, shares her yummy honey and lemon salad dressing. 

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2 1/2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

1 tablespoon honey

½ teaspoon chopped parsley 

¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

Pinch of salt

Pinch of black pepper

Optional: You can add balsamic vinegar for a tangy taste) 


Whisk the lemon juice with the lemon zest.

Add honey

Add parsley

Whisk all the above ingredients in the olive oil. (Add the optional balsamic vinegar). 

Season with salt and pepper.

  • Enjoy! 

READ: Five quick and amazing homemade salad dressings you need in your life

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