Lime Vinaigrette

Total Time

Prep: 10 min.


0.5 cup

Updated: Jul. 21, 2023
My family and I have been enjoying this lime vinaigrette recipe for so long, I don't even remember where I got it from. Sometimes I add dried basil and anchovy paste to add a little variation to the dressing. —Marian Brown, Mississauga, Ontario


  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


  1. Place first 6 ingredients in blender. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream.

Lime Vinaigrette Tips

How do you store lime vinaigrette?

Like other salad dressing recipes, you can store lime vinaigrette in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.

What goes well with lime vinaigrette?

There are plenty of ways to enjoy this lime salad dressing. We recommend drizzling or tossing it on salads, like this romaine and orange salad or this Thai salad. It works great as a marinade, too.

What are other tangy vinaigrette recipes?

We have many other vinaigrette recipe ideas similar to our lime vinaigrette. A few of our favorites are our Italian, lemon and red wine vinaigrette dressings. (Psst! You can make your own vinaigrette dressing recipe by following this how-to guide.) Research contributed by Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 131 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 156mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 fat.