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Healthy Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

Homemade healthy lemon basil vinaigrette that's perfect for spring! This light, fresh lemon basil dressing makes the perfect marinade for your favorite proteins or delicious dressing for seasonal salads.

Course Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Salad Dressing, Vegetarian
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy, homemade, lemon basil dressing, lemon basil vinaigrette
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 100.2 kcal
Author Monique Volz of AmbitiousKitchen.com


  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 4-6 large basil leaves, very finely diced
  • Freshly ground salt and black pepper, to taste


  1. Add all ingredients to a bowl or a mason jar and mix until well combined. If using a mason jar, you can simply put the lid on and shake the jar until well combined. Dressing serves 4.

Recipe Notes

This dressing will stay good in an airtight container or mason jar for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Lemon Basil Vinaigrette
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 100.2 Calories from Fat 95
% Daily Value*
Fat 10.5g16%
Saturated Fat 1.5g9%
Carbohydrates 2.7g1%
Fiber 0.5g2%
Sugar 1.4g2%
Protein 0.1g0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.