Lemony Balsamic Vinaigrette

This dressing lends a light, refreshing flavor to all manner of foods. Since it could hardly be easier to make, I recommend keeping some on hand at all times. I know I do.

MAKES 1/2 CUP

2 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
½ teaspoon lemon zest
½ teaspoon sea salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

Combine all of the ingredients in the order in which they are written. Whisk until thoroughly blended.

PREP TIME: 5 minutes
COOK TIME: Not applicable
STORAGE: Store in a glass jar in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

(Photo Credit: Leo Gong)

Reprinted with permission from The Longevity Kitchen: Satisfying, Big-Flavor Recipes Featuring the Top 16 Age-Busting Power Foods. Copyright © 2013 by Rebecca Katz with Mat Edelson, Ten Speed Press, a division of the Crown Publishing Group, Berkeley, CA.