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Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Total Time

Prep: 10 min.


1 cup

Updated: Apr. 24, 2022
Cilantro is one of those ingredients that adds bright, fresh flavor to almost any dish it's in. Drizzle this irresistible cilantro lime vinaigrette recipe over grilled steak, avocado salad, sliced tomatoes and more. Don't miss these other homemade salad dressing recipes —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash pepper
  • 2/3 cup olive oil


  1. Place the first ingredients in blender. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream.

Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette Tips

How to vary this vinaigrette

If cilantro isn't your thing, try replacing half or all of the cilantro with fresh parsley or basil. You may have to adjust the amount of honey use, so don't be afraid of a quick taste test.

How to use cilantro lime vinaigrette

In addition to dressing a salad, this vinaigrette can be used in a fresh veggie wrap, tossed with a potato salad or marinate chicken.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 167 calories, 18g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 75mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 fat.

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