This sauce is so versatile and fresh, you will want to memorize it. It's 5 ingredients and comes together quickly in a blender. Serve with greens as a salad dressing or toss with pasta for a quick meal.
1/2cupfresh squeezed lemon juicefrom 1 1/2 large lemons or 4 small, depending on the juiciness
2largecloves garlicsmashed into a paste or roughly chopped
1/4tspred pepper flakes
1/3cupextra virgin olive oil
Combine all the ingredients in a blender. Pulse on high for up to 1 minute until no garlic chunks remain and the dressing is very smooth and pale yellow. Use at room temperature or store in the fridge for up to 1 week.