Lemon Garlic Dressing [Immersion Blender]

This spicy lemon garlic dressing is perfect for tossing with fresh greens or marinating chicken.

Lemon Garlic Dressing


  • 2 lemons, peeled, halved
  • 2 (30 g) dates, pitted
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt, optional
  • ⅔ cup (160 ml) extra virgin olive oil


  1. Place ingredients in the Vitamix Immersion Blending Jar or appropriately-sized container.
  2. Submerge the immersion blender below the surface of the liquid, or as close to the ingredients as possible.
  3. Start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed. Move the immersion blender around, including up and down, to blend the ingredients for approximately 60 seconds or until desired consistency is achieved

Chef's Notes

  • While many store-bought dressings tend to have hidden added sugar, this recipe uses dates as a natural sweetener which also adds a bit of extra fiber. Liven up a variety of plant-forward dishes with this vibrant and flavorful dressing.