Recipe // lemon cilantro vinaigrette …

November 21, 2013

I love to eat salads, as a lunch or a light dinner.  A fresh flavorful vinaigrette is such a great addition to help perk up any salad.  The freshness of lemon and cilantro is so good a top a fresh salad.
{Lemon Cilantro Vinagrette}
Makes about 2 cups
3/4 cup olive oil
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
3 teaspoons lemon zest
3 tablespoons shallots, minced
1 bunch cilantro, washed and chopped
3 tablespoons white vinegar
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
freshly ground pepper, to taste
3 tsp agave nectar
1 tsp dijon mustard
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional, for a little heat)
In a blender, add all of the ingredients except for the olive oil.  Blend until well combined and the shallots, and cilantro is chopped well.  Slowly drizzle in the olive oil.
Serve over your favorite salad!  This one has feta, dried cherries, grilled steak, cherry tomatoes, and almonds, cilantro.

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