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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.

Lemon Recipes

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.
best lemon recipes

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.

best lemon recipes

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

best lemon recipes

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

lemon cookies

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.

best lemon recipes

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.

best lemon recipes

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

best lemon recipes

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.

best lemon recipes

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.

best lemon recipes

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.

best lemon recipes

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.

best lemon recipes

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.

lemon icebox cake

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.

best lemon recipes

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.

best lemon recipes

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. 

lemon chicken

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.

best lemon recipes

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51 comments

    • Sushmita

    Wow!! Each of the recipes looks so delish! I am going to try the lemon chicken with wild rice! <3

    • Marie Phillips

    Swordfish with lemon garlic sauce was always a favorite for me. Then about 20 years ago, they stopped selling it in America. Now it is nearly impossible to find. I would give anything to have a piece that looks like that picture.

    • Michelle

    Lemons are wonderful! Thanks for all the great ideas of how to use lemons! I need to increase my lemon game!

    • Ramil Hinolan

    If lemons are available in the Philippines, I will surely love to prepare one of your dishes. I like the Lemon Chicken wild.

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