3 Amazing Olive Oil And Lemon Juice Recipes

Do you strongly believe in the unlimited health benefits of olive oil? Well if yes then you are thinking in the right direction because olive oil undoubtedly has loads of benefits. This is why you should use it in your recipes. Well when you want to give the recipes a perfect touch then you should try using olive oil and lemon juice together in some recipes. This combination truly works well. If you still have doubts I will just let you know you can use these two elements together to get maximum flavour in your food.

Mind blowing olive oil and lemon juice recipes

Here are some perfect olive oil and lemon juice recipes that you must try out for sure.

#1 Lemon and olive oil dressing

Well this dressing is simply terrific. It is a perfect summer salad dressing that will add this special touch to simple meals.

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Preparation time: 5 min


  • 8 minced garlic cloves
  • ½ C extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 C juice (lemon)
  • ½ t Red chilli flakes
  • Salt as per taste



  1. Take a container with a secure lid and mix all the ingredients in the container. Make sure that you tighten the lid.
  2. Now make sure that you shake the mixture quite well so that all the ingredients including the lemon juice and olive oil blend well. You need to shake the container for at least one minute.
  3. You can spread this mixture over any green salad or fresh spinach. It will simply taste divine.

2# Argula salad

Argula salad can be a great addition to the dinner table. It is a perfect meal when you are in no mood to prepare an elaborate dinner. It will add taste and flavour to your dinner table.

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Preparation time: 10 min


  • 2 Argula bunches
  • ½ lemon (juice)
  • ¼ C olive oil
  • Chunk Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • A pinch of black pepper
  • Pinch red chilli flakes
  • Sale to taste



  1. First of all you need to take a serving bowl. Add Argula in the bowl.
  2. You need to add in some olive oil into the Argula leaves.
  3. Now you need to add the lemon juice.
  4. It is time to add the seasoning now. Add salt, black pepper and red chilli flakes. Make use of a vegetable peeler to get thin slices of Parmigiano-Reggiano and add the cheese slices to the salad. Mix the salad well and it is ready to serve.

3#The Perfect chicken marinade

If you are looking for the best marinade to make your meals great then this recipe is worth a try. It is simply perfect. You can use this marinade for poultry or seafood. The choice is completely up to you, but one thing is a promise that everyone will truly ask you about this great recipe.

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Preparation time: 5 min


  • ½ t black pepper
  • ¼ C lemon juice
  • ½ t salt
  • 3 crushed garlic cloves
  • ½ C extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ C chopped basil leaves


  1. Make sure that you always use a non-reactive bowl when you are preparing this marinade. Combine black pepper, lemon juice, salt, garlic, olive oil and basil leaves in the bowl and mix well. It is always better not to preserve this marinade for more than 2 hours.

The perfect detox drink olive oil and lemon juice

The use of lemon juice and olive oil should not be just restricted to cooking. You can easily prepare a perfect detox drink by adding one tablespoon of olive oil to 6 to 8 ounces of lemon juice so there is no end to the benefits of these two ingredients.

I am sure that you will love to try out these simple yet delicious recipes. They are truly a treat and you will feel like trying out these recipes for sure because they will be a wonderful addition to the dinner table. I will love to know if you liked my recipes. Do share your opinion in this regard. If you have any suggestions to make my recipes even better do share your thoughts. I will definitely want to try out your ideas. Make use of the benefits of olive oil by using it in your recipes.

Lastly do not forget to share my recipes so that more and more people can enjoy making them.

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