My Vinaigrette Dressing (Italian Style)

Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 1 min

From Dom DeLuise. This is good on salads or as a marinade. For a creamy dressing, add 2 tablespoons of sour cream. You can use 1/4 teaspoon dried basil instead of the fresh. This is a very tart dressing, so feel free to adjust the proportions of oil and vinegar.


  1. Place all ingredients in a jar.
  2. Cap the jar tightly and shake well.
Most Helpful

This was so quick to whip up. I used fresh basil leaves and fresh lemon juice from a Meyers lemon. I have to buy a better shaker the one I have is not pretty to look at as you can see. I found this dressing to be just a wee bit too much vinegar tasting. Had a nice flavor though but the zip of the vinegar got me a couple of times. I will make it again but just for my tastes I will lessen the vinegar a tiny bit. Thanks for the posting this recipe.

FrenchBunny June 20, 2009

Since I eat a salad for my supper most nights I'm always looking for dressings to add a certain zing so I don't get bored. This one added just that. I did cut back on the redwine vinegar and added in two pinches of splenda sugar. I also used dried herbs as I didn't have access to fresh. I'll be eating this on my salad for quite a few nights and look forward to doing so.
Made for ZaarStars~

CoffeeB August 24, 2011

I enjoyed this. I did forget to add the mustard. Which is odd for me because I also use Dijon in my dressings! Thanks. Made for ZWT 2011

Rita~ June 10, 2011