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Jar of homemade Italian dressing with spoon

Easy Homemade Italian Dressing

Upgrade your next salad with fresh, zesty Homemade Italian Dressing!  This flavorful salad dressing includes just a few ingredients and just 5 minutes to make!

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  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • Place all ingredients in a mason jar and seal tightly with a lid. Shake vigorously until emulsified.
    3 tablespoons red wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 1 teaspoon dijon mustard, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Toss with your salad or pasta salad and enjoy!


  • Add 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese or nutritional yeast for extra umami flavor!
  • Dressing will keep in an air tight container for up to 2 weeks. 
  • The dressing will solidify when chilled. Once chilled, set the dressing out at room temperature for 10-15 minutes and whisk or shake vigorously before using.
  • Fresh herbs may be used in place of the dried herbs if you have them on hand.


Serving: 1tablespoon, Calories: 74kcal, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g, Sodium: 44mg

Nutrition is estimated using a food database and is only intended to be used as a guideline for informational purposes.

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