Olive Oil and Lemon Dressing
A simple citrus dressing made with fresh lemon and olive oil. The recipe is adapted from one by Julia Child.
Grated zest of 1 lemon
plus more if needed
fresh squeezed lemon juice
extra-virgin or high quality
Fresh ground pepper
In a small bowl, add the lemon zest and salt. Mash it into a paste using a pestle or spoon. Transfer the paste to a blender. Add the mustard and lemon juice and blend on high to combine. Slowly pour in the olive oil while blending on low speed. Add additional salt and/or pepper to taste and blend on low speed. Transfer dressing to a serving container. Serve at room temperature. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.
Adapted from "The Way To Cook" cookbook by Julia Child.