Honey Lemon Balsamic Dressing

Super Easy Dressing

Making your own homemade salad dressing is super easy and you’ll find it tastes much better than store-bought. This zesty dressing is a flavorful twist on a classic balsamic vinaigrette that comes together in less than five minutes. It can be stored for at least 2-3 weeks in the refrigerator.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Makes about 8 oz

Recipe Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoons lemon zest
  • Approx. 2 tablespoons lemon juice (juice of 1/2 lemon)
  • Pinch of sea salt , to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper , to taste


Whisk all ingredients together in a small bowl or pour into a jar with a lid and shake. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

Lisa Markley, MS, RDN, LD

About the Recipe Author

Lisa Markley, MS, RDN, LD, is an integrative dietitian culinary nutrition expert with nearly two decades of experience working towards improving the health of others. She is passionate about educating others how to harness the healing power of food and healthful lifestyle changes.