Fresh basil and mint salad dressing

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If you are tired of plain olive oil and vinegar in your salad this basil and mint dressing is perfect for you. It is a thick and creamy sauce with a few ingredients that perfectly match each other. A tasty mix of many basil and mint leaves, lemon zest, good quality extra virgin olive oil, salt, honey and lemon juice. A very green and very fresh sauce. Perfect for dressing salads, grilled or baked vegetables. Try it with caprese salad or grilled shrimp.

Fresh basil and mint salad dressing

Rich and creamy fresh basil and mint salad dressing. Quick dressing idea for grilled or baked vegetables and salads.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course sauce
Cuisine egg-free, gluten free, lactose free, vegetarian
Servings 3 persons
Calories 333 kcal


  • 1 cup basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves
  • 1 organic lemon (zest)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 0,5 tsp honey
  • 60 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 0,5 tsp salt


Instructions fresh basil and mint salad dressing

  • In a blender equipped with blades, place a cup of basil leaves, a quarter cup of mint leaves and lemon zest from one lemon. Add two tablespoons of lemon juice, half a teaspoon of honey (it will break the acidity). Also add half a teaspoon of salt and 60 ml of extra virgin olive oil.
  • Blend everything until the sauce becomes smooth. Taste and adjust with more salt or honey or add more olive oil for a more liquid sauce.


The nutritional values are generated automatically for indicative purposes only and are therefore not completely accurate.


Serving: 3personsCalories: 333kcal
Keyword basil, healthy recipe, honey, sauce
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Serve immediately with your favorite salad. Store in the refrigerator and use within a day.

lot of love. B.

p.s. If you are looking for another tasty salad condiment I recommend my Marinated feta with sun dried tomatoes (photo below).

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