Simple Preserved Lemon Sauce

in Dips & Dressings,Holidays

This recipe can accompany a jar of preserved lemons that you can make following my recipe and give as a Holiday gift.


  • 1 whole preserved lemon 4 ounces
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons mild honey
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 large clove of garlic peeled and chopped fine

Here’s How:

  1. Pick out and discard any seeds from the lemons.
  2. Place the lemon into a food processor with a steel knife or into a high speed blender.
  3. Add lemon juice, oil, honey, water and garlic.
  4. Puree the lemon mixture until it becomes a smooth, light and creamy sauce, about 2 minutes.
  5. If it’s too thick, add a little more water to thin.
  6. Serve on top of cooked vegetables, salad, poultry, or fish.