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Homemade cilantro lime vinaigrette stored in a skinny glass jar.

Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

The sweet and vibrant flavor of this Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette homemade salad dressing will bring life and flavor to any salad.

Yield: a generous 1 cup 1x
Prep: 5 minutesCook: 0 minutesTotal: 5 minutes


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (juice of 2-3 limes)
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, plus more to taste

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Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Process/blend until the cilantro is incorporated. Taste and add more salt or pepper, if desired.

Store in the fridge for 2-3 weeks or in a Mason jar (leave 1 inch of head space) or freezer bag in the freezer for up to 3 months. 


  • If you don’t want to blend it, the dressing will still work. The cilantro will just be in bigger pieces. 
  • It’s important to use fresh cilantro in this recipe. 
© Author: Rachel Tiemeyer
Cuisine: American Method: Mix