Spicy Cilantro Vinaigrette

By Gena Hamshaw
June 15, 2016

Author Notes: This dressing is shown on the far left in the photo above.Gena Hamshaw

Makes: 1 scant cup


  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup tightly packed fresh cilantro
  • Pinch cayenne (to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin (optional)


  1. Blend all the ingredients together in a blender or food processor. Store in an airtight container in the fridge. The dressing will keep for a week.

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Reviews (2) Questions (0)


Beth100 June 28, 2016
I tossed this dressing with shaved brussels sprouts, grated romano, dried cherries, and sliced celery. Delicious! Thanks for sharing.
Lynn D. June 26, 2016
No vinegar or lemon?