This is a very refreshing vinaigrette and goes with just about any salad!
You might think a lemon is a lemon but a Meyer lemon is actually a cross between a lemon and a mandarin orange. It was Frank Nicholas Meyer who brought this fruit back from China.
Recipe: Approx. 1 3/4 Cup
- 1/2 Cup About 3 Juiced Meyer Lemon
- 1 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1/4 Cup Champagne Vinegar
- 1 Large or 1 Tablespoon Minced Shallot
- 1 Clove Garlic Minced
- 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt
Mince the garlic and shallots in a food processor or by hand and add everything else and blend. You can also just add everything to a jar and shake well. It will separate just shake before use.
Meyer lemons are extremely high in Vitamin C thus being a great antioxidant with cells rejuvenating abilities. They also help with inflammation and arthritis. Add the juice in water to tones the liver and stimulate enzyme production.