Lemon Garlic Dressing

Vitamix Recipe Lemon Garlic Dressing

A spicy lemon garlic dressing for tossing with fresh greens or marinating chicken.

Makes 360 ml (12 Servings)
Total Time 11 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Container Low-Profile 2.0-litre Container


  • 3 small lemons, peeled, halved
  • 45 g (3) dates, pitted
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 240 ml (1 cup) olive oil


  1. Place all ingredients except oil into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed.
  3. Blend for 20-30 seconds, using the tamper to press ingredients toward the blades.
  4. Reduce speed to Variable 5 and remove lid plug. While machine is running, slowly pour in oil through lid plug opening. Blend for an additional 15 seconds.


Pour over couscous, quinoa, or use as a salad dressing.

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