Lemon Garlic Dressing

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Dietary Interest:: vegetarian, gluten-free, low cholesterol, no added sugar, vegan

Lemon Garlic Dressing


3/4 cup (180 ml)

Total Time:

11 Minutes





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  • 1 lemon, peeled, halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) olive oil


  1. Place lemon, hot sauce, garlic, paprika, and seasonings into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 45 seconds to 1 minute, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.
  5. Reduce speed to Variable 7 and remove lid plug. While machine is running, slowly pour in oil through lid opening.
  6. Blend for 20 seconds.

If doubling, use 2 lemons, increase hot sauce to 1 teaspoon, paprika to 1 teaspoon, cumin to 1/2 teaspoon, and increase olive oil to 1 cup.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 2 Tablespoons (30 ml)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 111
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 396 mg
Total Carbohydrate 1 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 0 g