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Easy Homemade Italian Salad Dressing Recipe

Making homemade Italian Dressing is so easy! Try this simple recipe and enjoy this delicious dressing on your salad today!

What is italian salad dressing?

Italian salad dressing is a type of vinaigrette that is typically made with olive oil, vinegar, garlic, and herbs. It is used to dress salads or to marinate meats and vegetables.

What do you need to make Homemade Italian Salad Dressing?

Easy Italian Dressing Ingredients

olive oil
white wine vinegar
garlic powder
dried parsley
dried basil
onion powder
crushed red pepper
lemon juice

Why should you make your own italian dressing?

There are many reasons why you should make your own italian dressing. Store-bought dressings can be high in sodium and contain preservatives that are not healthy for you.

When you make your own dressing, you can control the ingredients and make a healthier version. This dressing is also very easy to make and only requires a few simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen.

How To Serve Italian Dressing?

Italian dressing can be served in a number of ways. It is commonly used to dress salads or to marinate meats and vegetables.

This dressing can also be used as a dipping sauce for breadsticks or veggies. It can also be used to top pizza or pasta dishes.

What are some recipes that use italian dressing?

There are many recipes that use italian dressing. Some popular dishes include salads, pasta salads, chicken, fish, and veggie dishes.

You can also use this dressing as a marinade for meats or vegetables. Try it on grilled chicken or shrimp. You can also add it to pasta dishes or use it as a dipping sauce.

How long does italian dressing last?

Italian dressing will last in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Be sure to store it in a sealed container or jar.

You can also freeze this dressing for up to 3 months. Thaw in the fridge before using.

Here are some more fun dressing recipes:

Check out how to make Italian dressing below!

Easy Homemade Italian Salad Dressing Recipe
Yield: 1 bottle

Easy Homemade Italian Salad Dressing Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This homemade italian dressing is soo good and easy to make!


  • 1.5 cup olive oil
  • 0.5 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 2 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp lemon juice


  1. Mix all the spices together in a bowl. 
  2. Add spices to a large jar. 
  3. Add oil, vinegar and lemon juice. Shake well. 
  4. Store in air tight container. Shake well before every use.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 245Total Fat 27gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 23gCholesterol 0mgSodium 293mgCarbohydrates 1gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 0g

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