Simple Lemon Vinaigrette

This lemon vinaigrette dressing recipe is super simple to make. Here’s what you’ll need:


  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • honey or maple syrup (optional if you want the dressing a bit sweeter)


Whisk red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, oregano, garlic, salt, and black pepper together in a small bowl. Slowly stream olive oil into the vinegar mixture while whisking briskly. Beat lemon juice into the mixture.

Pour dressing into a seal able jar or bottle, seal, and shake until emulsified.