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Lemon & Herb Dressing

Lemon & Herb Dressing

When you mix lemon with a variety of herbs, you get a wonderful, versatile flavour combination that can be added to just about any dish. It makes the perfect salad dressing as well as a dressing for fish or chicken. In this blog, we’ll show you how perfectly a lemon and herb dressing can pair with a range of dishes like fish, chicken and even calamari.

A Basic Lemon Herb Dressing

Three ingredients;

  • 1 lemon (cut in half and use the juice only)
  • A range of fresh herbs like rosemary, basil, thyme (finely chopped)
  • 2 cups Knorr Italian Salad Dressing

When you combine these three ingredients together, you’ve got the start of something wonderful. Use the dressing as is to dress a Greek salad or even a chicken and bacon salad too. Or read on to find out how these ingredients can pair to turn a main meal into a gastronomic event.

Here are a few other wonderful recipe ideas from What’s For Dinner, using lemon and herb as a base. Try these on your family and they’ll be thanking you for days;

Lemon and Herb Braaied Fish

Fish on the braai, has got to be one of the best summer smells ever. This smoky, aromatic recipe uses lemon and herb to enhance the flavour of line fish, along with some other great additions. Read the full Lemon and Herb Braaied Fish recipe now.

Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken

Roast chicken is an absolute South African staple that is so versatile. You can serve it with rice and vegetables the traditional way, or pair with mashed potatoes and a green salad too. Lemons and herbs pair beautifully with chicken, giving it a lovely zing and this recipe shows you just how to do it well. Read the full Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken with Autumn Vegetables recipe.

Garlic and Herb Crumbed Calamari

Who doesn’t love the flavourful combination of lemon, herb, garlic and sweet chilli when it comes to calamari? You can serve this recipe as a starter to your guests or make enough to serve it as a main meal with lots of warmed ciabatta bread and Greek salad. Read the full Garlic and Herb Crumbed Calamari recipe now.

What Side Dishes Go Well With Lemon and Herb Dressing?

Whether you’re serving your dressing on top of a salad or you’re including lemon and herbs as part of a bigger meal with fish or chicken, it’s wise always to include tasty sides that pair well with the flavour combination. Here are our top three ideas for sides that will go with all of the recipes above and more;

For more lip-smacking recipes and other great mealtime ideas, visit What’s For Dinner today.

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