Learn how easy it is to make your own Italian Dressing. So fresh and so easy, this dressing is a best friend to your salads!
Make your own dry herb mix to keep in the cupboard. Then add a small amount to some oil and vinegar for a great homemade dressing.
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Homemade tastes better
We’ve been eating this Italian Dressing all week around here. It’s delicious! It’s so easy to make your own dressing. No need to rely on store-bought with added stuff you don’t want.
Just keep the dry ingredients in a jar or a bag in your cupboard, and when you want a little salad, just mix the dry stuff into a little oil and vinegar. Voila! Homemade and super yummy. All those herbs and spices getting all cozy on your leafy salad greens. Just awesome.
I really like all the herbs and spices in this one. Just filled with flavor! And it transforms a simple green salad into something wonderful!
Make it as a gift
You could even make up the dry ingredients and package up the dry mix with some instructions as a gift for someone.
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Homemade Italian Dressing Recipe
An easy to make homemade herb mix that's easy to make into a delicious salad dressing
Dry Herb Mix
- ½ cup red wine vinegar
- 2/3 cup olive oil
Make dry herb mix
Combine all dry ingredients in a ziptop bag or jar with a tight fitting lid. Shake well to combine. This may be kept in the cupboard until you're ready to make some dressing.
Combine 2 tablespoons dry herb mix to ½ cup vinegar and 2/3 cup oil in a dressing container or jar. Shake or stir well to combine. Serve over salad.
Recipe makes dry herb mix that can be stored in the cupboard or given as a gift, and can then be added to oil and vinegar for a dressing.
Adapted from The Dainty Chef