Basic Lemon Vinaigrette


Juice of 1 organic lemon (4T)
1/2 cup organic olive oil
1 clove of garlic, pressed
Salt and pepper to taste

Squeeze the lemon juice into a mason jar and add oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Place the lid on the jar and shake until emulsified. Taste, and adjust seasoning if need be. (You can also whisk in a bowl or mix in a food processor or blender).

* Optional additions

Chopped fresh herbs (parsley, basil, oregano, mint or dill)
Chopped chives, shallot or fennel fronds
Dried herbs
Red Pepper flakes for heat
Dry mustard or mustard seed