Honey Lime Vinaigrette

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I have moved to making all of my own dressings recently. Mostly it’s because I don’t want all the junk that they put in it to make it able to sit on a shelf for months. But also it is because you can really taste the difference in using fresh ingredients versus additives. Which is especially apparent in this Honey Lime Vinaigrette – the fresh lime juice and zest is what truly sells this dressing.

Honey Lime Vinaigrette

I just use a Mason Jar in pint size to make my dressings – mostly because I have a bunch that we use for cups. You can certainly use a Salad Dressing Cruet to shake it up – but those lids scare me a little to be honest. With the mason jar, I know the lid is really secure and I can shake it to my heart’s content to make sure it’s mixed all the way.

Honey Lime Vinaigrette

I, specifically, used this dressing for a Honey Lime Pasta Salad that I made. The corn and onions pair perfectly with the brightness of this dressing. But it would be so good on a Southwest or Tex-Mex salad. It would also be delicious with tacos or quesadillas too.

Honey Lime Pasta Salad

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Honey Lime Vinaigrette

A quick and flavorful dressing that is light and bright
Course Dressing, Sauce
Cuisine American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword dressing, honey, lime, vinaigrette
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 pint

Equipment

  • Pint Mason Jar w/ Lid & Ring

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup Honey
  • ¼ cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Lime zest & juice
  • ¼ cup Cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Dried Onion
  • 1 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Parsley
  • ½ cup Avocado Oil

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingedinents.
  • Add all ingredients to a mason jar and secure with lid. Shake, shake, shake until all combined.
  • Keep in refrigerator until ready to use – up to 7 days.

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Published by Estelle Forrest

I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for most of my adult life and plan to stay forever – while traveling a lot. I am currently running a General Contracting business with my husband out of our home. Between us we have 6 kids in our blended family, 4 of which live with us full-time. We are a highly active family during the week – sports, bands, dance classes – as well as on the weekend – camping, hiking, car shows, and concerts. We like to go go go, but when it comes to dinnertime, we mostly like to dine-in! I love to create things with my hands and have probably tried almost every craft out there at least once or twice. Cooking is a huge part of my life. No matter what anyone says – you can taste the difference in the food if it was made with love. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me, but to the people I care about.

One thought on “Honey Lime Vinaigrette

  1. Can’t wait to try you recipe Estelle.
    Thank you for sharing your honey lime vinaigrette recipe at Create, Bake, Grow & Gather this week. I’m delighted to be featuring it at the party tonight and pinning too.
    Have a great weekend!
    Hugs ~ Kerryanne

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