Homemade Italian Dressing

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I love this Homemade Italian Dressing Recipe!

I use this recipe for so many things.  From dressing a salad to tenderizing and marinating meat (chicken, beef, pork or fish) when BBQing.  I love that this is a quick and easy recipe to make and since we don’t get salad dressing as cheap anymore it is cheaper than buying it and a staple in my kitchen!  Or you can keep the recipe handy in case you run out of my your favorite store bought Italian Dressing!

Homemade Italian Dressing

This recipe takes about 5-10 minutes to make and you can store it in an airtight container in the fridge for a very long time.  The flavor will improve as it sits.  Olive oil can be substituted for the oil in this dressing, olive oil can have tendency to overwhelm the other flavors so keep that in mind.  This dressing makes enough for several dinner salads. To make more for larger salads or less for a single salad, just scale the ingredients to make the amount you need.  This is a delicious and light-tasting Italian dressing!

Dressing Bottle

Jokari Healthy Steps Portion Control Dressing Cruet $8.35

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  • Delivers a precise, single serving of salad dressing every time; easy to make healthier homemade dressings with less sodium and saturated fat
  • 3 pre-measured, healthy salad dressing recipes embossed on bottle along with measurements; bonus recipe is also included
  • Top chamber holds a single, 2 tbsp serving of salad dressing; emulifier aids in mixing ingredients while shaking
  • BPA-free; cruet is flexible PET similar to water and soft drink bottles
  • Cruet is 2.5 inches in diameter and 8.5 inches tall, holds 8 servings

Salad spinner

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  • The bowl can also be used for serving.
  • The bowl can be also used as in colander

Homemade Italian Dressing

5 / 5 (1 review)
Prep Time: 10 mins
Yield: 1 cup | Serves: 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup Mayo (use mayo only if you want to make the "creamy" version)
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons romano cheese
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon parsley flakes
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Mix all ingredients in a blender until well mixed.
  2. If too tart, add sugar to your personal taste
Meal Type: Salads, Sauces, Spreads, and Dressings
Categories: Copycat

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