Citronette Salad Dressing Recipe

Tired of the classic olive oil and balsamic for dressing your salad? This light, vinegar-free dressing from chef Pace Webb provides an alternative to the standard vinaigrette options and will likely encourage you to eat more salad! Fresh citrus provides a splash of different flavor and can vary based on the type of salad you are dressing.

Super Simple Citronette Salad Dressing


  • 1 citrus fruit (lemon, lime, or orange)
  • 1 shallot, finely diced
  • 1/3 to 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • Stick with a 3:1 ratio of olive oil to citrus juice
  • Salt and pepper

Place shallots in a bowl. Squeeze citrus juice into the bowl with shallots and let the mixture sit for 10 minutes. Add in the olive oil after 10 minutes. Add pepper and salt to taste.

Whisk together and serve over salad.

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