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15 Best Lemon Recipes

Whether you’re looking for sweet or savory recipes that highlight lemons, you’ll enjoy this collection of our best lemon recipes. Perfect for spring, summer, or all year ’round. There’s something for everyone who craves a delightfully lemony experience.

Our Favorite Lemon Recipes:

  1. This out-of-the-world Lemon Curd Recipe is by far the tastiest one we’ve tried. It’s rich with big lemon flavor and tastes amazing over pretty much anything you want to drizzle it over.
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2. No lemon recipe list is real unless there are Lemony Lemon Bars attached. After multitudes of lemon bar recipes, we always come back to this one. With just the right balance of crispy, butter shortbread and velvety tangy lemon filling…it’s our favorite for good reason.

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3. This Lemon Garlic Swordfish Recipe works beautifully for any thick, flaky white fish. It’s supremely flavorful, with a bright lemon garlic sauce.

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4. These Chewy Soft Lemon Cookies are the cookie of spring and summer. They’re everything they promise to be: chewy, soft, and lemony.

5. The Instant Pot removes all guesswork out of the traditionally tricky risotto. This Instant Pot Parmesan Lemon Risotto recipe is totally easy and on point. The flavors of parmesan cheese and lemon are magical.

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6. Blueberries and lemon go together like PB&J. This Blueberry Lemon Bread is simply amazing, with its ultra moist crumb and luscious berry-lemon flavor.

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7. Oh, yes. Even potatoes get their lemon fix with this delicious Garlic Lemon Roasted Potatoes side dish.

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8. Cake for breakfast = more than okay. Especially when it comes to this beautiful Lemon Olive Oil Yogurt Cake. You don’t taste the olive oil, but you’ll appreciate the tenderness it provides in texture. The glaze is seriously something to be excited about.

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9. Fire up the grill with this Lemon Dijon Grilled Chicken. The flavors are superb, the chicken is tender, and it couldn’t be easier to make.

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10. These Lemony Butter Spritz Cookies are not only super cute, but they’re deliciously tasty and melt-in-your-mouth buttery. Use your favorite cookie press or pastry bag to fit your occasion.

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11. You can absolutely put dinner on the table in 30 minutes and have it taste amazing. Introducing Lemon Basil Chicken with Linguine. It’s like sunshine on your dinner plate.

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12. No bake, no fussy equipment. Just layers of awesome goodness in this Lemon Icebox Cake. Grownups and kids alike devour it at all the parties.

13. I don’t often think of lemons in my soup, but goodness gracious…this Lemon Chicken Wild Rice Soup is so yummy, it’s hard to forget. Healthy, easy, and satisfying.

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14. Back to breakfast, this Blueberry Lemon French Toast Bake is all the rage at every brunch. Make-ahead recipe that’s bursting with juicy berries and tangy lemons.

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15. This Creamy Lemon Dill Chicken boasts tantalizing flavors in the lemony, creamy sauce…without any cream added. There’s a secret to how we make this happen. 

16. If you’re counting, you’ve noticed I’m adding a bonus. I just couldn’t finish a Best Lemon Recipes roundup without including this 3-Ingredient Lemonade Margaritas recipe. Enjoy.

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50 comments

    • Blair

    Lemon treats are my favourite. Lemon cake or pie you’ll always find in line for seconds.

    • MarksvilleandMe

    My favorite is homemade lemonade and lemon bars

    • Samar

    Lemon curd rice is one of my favorite.

    • Tammy

    I’m currently putting together an updated menu for our family meals and this came at just the perfect time – we all love anything LEMON!

    • Payal Tyagi

    OMG!! There is so much to do with lemons. I did’nt even know that we can use lemon in a sweet dish. Thanks for sharing.

    • ashleynicolerice

    I love everything lemon! So checking these all out!

    • Yeah Lifestyle

    Lemon is one of my favourite flavours so these dishes all sound absolutely incredible to me! I’m not sure which one I would try first.

    • Rose Ann Sales

    The cookies looks so interesting. Can’t imagine how lemon would taste like for a cookie..

    • Amy Smith

    Thank you for sharing! I love anything lemon. I think I am going to try making the lemon blueberry bread!! Sounds like a great addition to our Good Friday breakfast!

    • Lyosha Varezhkina

    Lemon is my favorite: I love eating it as is. but I find adding it to any dish very enriching, great list!

    • Faithnturtles

    Lemon Bars! Those look so good, omg I love lemon bars.

    • You, Me and Benny

    MMMM I am going to have to try those cookies! They sound delicious!

    • kumamonjeng

    Your recipes has inspired to get some lemons this weekend and try some of this out. The fish with lemon interest me the most. I can’t wait to try it out.

    • ogbugbu14

    this is amazing, never knew you could achieve alot with lemon, for its was just juice nothing more, i definitely will try my hands on this

    • Lyosha Varezhkina

    bookmarking. Lemons are my favorite, I never ever see it failing in any dish. and lemon is delicious as is for me. thanks for posting

    • Ritu Sharma

    I love a lemon recipes like this. It’s healthy and so full of flavor.

    • rperez830

    I am officially signing up here and declaring to the world I will be your offical taste tester.

    • Chad

    omg lemon everything yesssss!!! I love love love lemon and it is very healthy. Not sure which recipe to start with! Thanks a lot.

    • Arun

    Omg, I am in love . I have lemon plant at home. I enjoy everything lemon . Till today I had no idea about lemon curd .You gave me food goals.

      • chewoutloud

      Oooh, I’m so jealous of your lemon tree! 🙂

    • GiGi Eats Celebrities

    I’d jump over bushes to get to that swordfish!!!

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