Jess Damuck's Perfect Lemon Vinaigrette

Jess Damuck's Perfect Lemon Vinaigrette

This bright vinaigrette works on everything and comes together in seconds—a secret weapon worth memorizing. You can even use it as a marinade for chicken or fish!

by Jess Damuck | @jessdamuck

This recipe is from Drizzle Freak, our MINI cookbook with Jess Damuck (best-selling author of Salad Freak) and OXO.


½ shallot, minced

1 tsp whole grain dijon mustard

2 tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp honey

¼ cup Drizzle

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Add Ins:

Freshly chopped chives, basil, dill or parsley

Swap Outs:

Whole grain dijon for regular dijon

Lemon juice for sherry vinegar or apple cider vinegar

Honey for maple syrup


Active Time: 5 minutes

Full Time: 5 minutes

Serves 1

In a small bowl or in a jar with a tight-fitting lid, mix together shallot, dijon, lemon juice, honey, and Drizzle.


Whisk or shake until nicely emulsified and season with salt and pepper to taste.


Use within a day or two.