Creamy Lemon Dressing Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Creamy Lemon Dressing Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Creamy Lemon Dressing

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"This tangy lemony dressing makes a creamy addition to salads or is great drizzled over grilled fish. Try it over a butter lettuce, grape tomatoes, and English cucumber salad. Try substituting plain Greek yogurt for the sour cream."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Combine lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Slowly whisk olive oil into the lemon juice mixture until thickened. Whisk sour cream into the mixture. Transfer the dressing to a sealable container.
  2. Refrigerate 15 minutes to overnight.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 27, 2012

Yum! I added an extra splash of lemon juice and used a little less greek yogurt than called for. Delish! Second time around I added a splash of red wine vinegar (just because I love it) and it was a great addition too!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 23, 2014

It was missing something.

 
Jan 24, 2014

I used plain yogurt and added either oregano or thyme. It goes without saying, I added extra garlic. Very tasty!

 
Jan 11, 2013

I've tried several lemon dressing and this is by far the BEST!! THanks!

 
May 24, 2013

I changed this recipe to make it healthier, and it was still delicious. I didn't add salt, I only used 1 tbs EVOO and I used 1/2 cup of plain non-fat regular yogurt(not greek)instead of sour cream. This cut the fat by 70% and the consistency stayed the same since regular fat-free yogurt is runnier than sour cream, thus less oil is necessary. I served right away, without refrigerating.

 
Dec 16, 2012

I'm a lemon lover---that's for sure. I did like this, but it was missing something when I used it on my salad tonight. I added a little balsamic vinegar to my salad, and that made this very good, so I'm thinking that for a salad it needed just a very very little bit of sweetness--maybe honey or a pinch of sugar--just to cut that acid. If I try this tomorrow and I have a different take on it, I'll come back and edit my opinion. I'll be glad to try this on fish!

 
Apr 27, 2014

My new favorite dressing! I made a few changes, the most significant one being the amount of garlic: even though I usually double it in everything, I only used 1 clove after trying it with 3 and burping garlicky for 2 days. Also, I use 3/4 cup fat free yogurt to 1/4 cup olive oil to reduce fat because, trust me, this salad dressing is so delicious you will want to slather your veggies in it!!

 
Sep 05, 2014

This is so fabulous!! I am allergic to sour cream and yogurt, so substitued organic mayonnaise. It seemed too tart, so I added about 2t. sugar while blending. PERFECT!!! I have been buying EXPENSIVE salad dressing that is not as good as this!! Definitely a repeatable dressing!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 156 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 16.5 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 112 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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