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citrus dressing in a jar with lemons all around

5 Minute Citrus Salad Dressing

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  • Author: Laney Schwartz
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1.5 cups 1x


This 5 Minute Citrus Salad Dressing is so delicious you’ll want to put it on everything! It’s bright and zesty, made with lemon juice and orange juice for an extra citrusy kick!


  • Zest and juice of 1 large lemon (about ¼ cup juice)
  • Zest and juice of 1 large orange (about ¼ cup juice)
  • ½ cup champagne vinegar (or white balsamic vinegar)
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup olive oil


  1. Using a microplane, zest the citrus fruits, then cut them in half and juice them. Add them into a bowl or a jar with a lid.
  2. To the bowl or the jar, add the vinegar, maple syrup, dijon mustard, salt, pepper, and olive oil.
  3. If using a bowl, whisk the ingredients together until fully combined. If using a jar, shake vigorously until all of the ingredients are fully combined.
  4. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for up to two weeks. Enjoy!