Homemade Italian Salad Dressing

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

It's easy to make your own salad dressing and far cheaper than buying it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in a jar with a lid; cover and shake to mix thoroughly.
  2. Let stand at least 2 hours to blend seasonings.
  3. Shake well before using.
  4. Wonderful on Italian lettuce salad.


Most Helpful

Excellent dressing! I used red wine vinegar and added 1/4 t cayenne pepper to add a little zing. We really loved this and it is a lot cheaper than buying off the shelf. Thanks Darlene.

MizzNezz March 26, 2002

You've got my vote, as well!! Definitely a 5-star winner! Very easy to mix up and has a delightful taste. So nice to have GOOD Italian on hand. Thanks a million for posting, Darlene. Laudee C.

Laudee October 13, 2002

This is the best homemade Italian dressing I have tried to date, mainly becuase the ingredients do not "separate" as quickly as other recipes. I omitted the salt (doctor told me I have to cut back on sodium) and I added 2 tsp. of very finely minced fresh red peppers. My first use for this dressing was to use it to make Marianne's Marinated Vegetables (recipe ID# 21606)

Leonard Cohen March 12, 2002

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