Cilantro-Lime Dressing Recipe - a MUST-HAVE

In this Cilantro-Lime Dressing Recipe the combination of 2 citrus fruits with the cilantro creates a nice tangy dressing that goes with nearly any tossed salad.

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The lime and orange juice mixture provides a refreshing flavour to this simple vinaigrette/dressing recipe. The addition of the cilantro heightens the flavour to a new level.

This cilantro salad dressing recipe is very versatile and most suitable for any simple salad recipe.

Cilantro-Lime Dressing Recipe


• 1 cup (240 ml) cilantro

• 1/2 cup (120 ml) extra-virgin olive oil

• 1/4 cup (60 ml) lime juice

• 1/4 cup (60 ml) orange juice

• salt & pepper to taste

• Pinch of minced garlic


1. You simply puree the cilantro, olive oil, lime juice, orange juice, salt, pepper and garlic in a blender or food processor until smooth.

2. Store any unused portions of this salad dressing in the refrigerator in a tightly sealed container.

Try this Vinaigrette dressing with: Mixed Green Salads, Spinach Salads, or even Fruit Salads

Did you know

- that limes contain anti-inflammatory properties

- that lime juice can reduce symptoms of hypertension

- that the vitamin C found in limes provides antioxidant protection against cancer

- that the vitamin C also and helps to boost our immune systems

- that vitamin C can also reduce the severity of inflammatory conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and asthma.

- that the vitamin C in limes can also reduce the risk of death associated with cardiovascular disease, cancer and stroke.

- that lime was the original cure for scurvy because of its high vitamin C content

- that lime rejuvenates the skin, (even when taken orally) keeps it shining, protects it from infections and reduces body odor

- that lime, when applied externally on your skin, scrubs out the dead cells, cures dandruff, heals rashes, and aids in healing bruises

- that lime aids in food digestion

- that lime can help with constipation

- that just scratching the peel of a lime and inhaling the scent gives immediate relief in congestion and nausea.

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