This tasty Greek vinaigrette is easy to make and perfect for dipping raw vegetables, dressing a leafy green salad, or even marinating chicken breast or pork loin!
When it comes to salad dressings, vinaigrettes are a great option. They’re full of flavor, but very simple to make.
This tasty Greek vinaigrette is one of my favorites! With the combination of tart lemon, pungent garlic, aromatic oregano, and vibrant red wine vinegar, this easy recipe doesn’t skimp on the flavor.
I promise this homemade version is tastier than anything you can find at the store. Plus, you don’t have to worry about any added sugar, sodium, fillers, or preservatives.
The beauty of homemade vinaigrette is that you can control exactly what goes in it. Plus, it’s probably faster to whip up this vinaigrette right at home than it is to run to your local store!
How to make Greek vinaigrette
Ready to see how this easy, flavorful recipe comes together?
Step 1: Combine the red wine vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
Step 2: While continuously whisking, add the olive oil in a steady stream.
Step 3: Whisk until all the ingredients are well-combined.
You can serve immediately or transfer to a jar with a screw-top lid for easy storage.
What to eat with this vinaigrette
I always make this recipe when I find myself craving a Greek salad, like this Greek salad with chicken. It’s perfect over some leafy greens with cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, and a little feta!
It’s also great for dipping raw veggies. When you’re not super hungry but just in the mood for something crunchy, this really hits the spot.
Finally, you can use it as a marinade for vegetables, chicken breast, pork loin, and more! With such a vibrant and versatile flavor, it’s hard to go wrong.
Your vinaigrette can be stored covered in the refrigerator for up to a week. I recommend putting it in a screw top jar for convenience.
Before serving, be sure to shake it up as the ingredients are likely to separate in the refrigerator!
Other easy vinaigrette recipes
Vinaigrettes are the easiest way to add flavor to salads. They can transform the most boring bowl of lettuce into a vibrant and tasty dish! Plus, they’re great to use as marinades for vegetables or meat.
Here are a few more of my favorite vinaigrette recipes:
You can also take a look at my roundup of easy diabetes-friendly salad dressings. It has 10 great recipes and a list of low-carb store-bought dressings.
When you’ve tried this vinaigrette, please don’t forget to let me know how you liked it and rate the recipe in the comments below!
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- Juice from 1 small or 1/2 large lemon
- 2 cloves garlic (minced)
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Salt and pepper
- ¼ cup olive oil (extra-virgin)
- Combine the red wine vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
- While continuously whisking, add the olive oil in a steady stream.
- Whisk until all the ingredients are well-combined.
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