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Homemade Fresh Basil Vinaigrette in a Mason Jar

Easy Homemade Basil Vinaigrette

This lemony fresh homemade basil vinaigrette is so easy to make. Blend it up in under 5 minutes and drizzle it on everything from salad to grilled or roasted vegetables and eggs. It’s the best way to use up your garden fresh basil!
Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword fresh basil recipes, homemade salad dressing
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 (2 Tablespoons)
Calories 80kcal


  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves, packed
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic
  • pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • coarse salt to taste


  • Add vinaigrette ingredients to a blender and puree until smooth.
  • Toss your vegetables with a little of the vinaigrette or drizzle it on as a topping. 


Calories: 80kcal