North African Lemon Dressing

This dressing is suggested for salads with tomatoes, sweet onions, cucumbers, green peppers, or fruit salad and cottage cheese. At Tassajara, we use it aften with salads of lettuce and grapefruit sections.

 zest of 2 lemons
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/8 teaspoon cayenne
2  {garlic cloves}, minced
2/3 to 3/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon sugar
Combine all ingredients in a bowl; mix well and chill before serving.

Ease of Preparation: Easy

Preparation Time: 10-15 min

Servings: Makes about 1 cup

Recipe By: Karla Oliveira

From:  Tassajara Cookbook
Used with permission of Gibbs Smith, Publisher

Chef Suggestions
A delicious variation can be made using limes in place of lemons.