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Zesting a lemon
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How to zest a lemon with a lemon zester

Lemon zest comes from the bright yellow portion of the rind. It's colorful, flavorful and has citrusy aroma because the fruit’s essential oils reside in its rind. Make the most out of your lemon peels!
Course Seasoning
Cuisine American
Keyword how to zest a lemon
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 2kcal
Author Olya


  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest


  • Zest a lemon using a microplane zester. Store in a glass bottle, or freeze in a air tight ziplock bag.


Calories: 2kcal | Vitamin C: 7.8mg