Add a Little Zest to Your Spring Salads

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An obviously delicious addition to a salad. Also works as a light sauce or marinade for chicken, fish, pork, potatoes, or vegetables.


1/2 tsp. honey
1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard
1/2 lemon, zested
1 T. lemon juice or apple cider vinegar or red wine vinegar
2 T. olive oil
Pinch of salt, or to taste
Several grinds of fresh black pepper, or to taste


In a small bowl, whisk the honey, mustard, and lemon zest to combine. Add lemon juice and whisk in the oil to make a nice emulsion.


Makes about 1/4 cup, enough for 2 servings of salad.


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