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This vinaigrette is great with Halibut (my favorite fish). Also, it is good with salmon or swordfish.

Lemon basil vinaigrette

Lemon basil vinaigrette

AvatarCanning Homemade
Lemon basil vinaigrette
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 230 kcal


  • 1 tsp lemon grated zest
  • 2 tbsp freshly sqeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 Freshly ground pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves cut in halves
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp drained capers
  • 1/2 cup finely diced tomatoes


  • Combine the lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste in a small bowl. Spear the garlic on tines of a fork and use it to beat the lemon juice mixture. Beat the oil in and then stir in capers, basil and tomatoes.
  • Voila – it is done; the simplest, basil lemon vinaigrette and it will taste oh so good on your halibut, salmon or swordfish.
  • See Baked Halibut with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette under Main Menu – Fish.
  • Healthy Dressing Recipe will serve 4.
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