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A bowl of homemade Italian dressing with a spoon in it.

Italian Dressing

This homemade Italian dressing is a combination of olive oil, vinegar, herbs and spices, all blended together to make a zesty and flavorful salad topper. An easy and versatile recipe that can also be used to add flavor to potatoes, vegetables, chicken and seafood.
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 193kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red bell pepper finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoons shallot minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • Place all of the ingredients in a medium bowl. Whisk until thoroughly combined.
  • Pour the dressing into a jar or airtight container. Use immediately, or store in the refrigerator for up to one week.



Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 322mg | Potassium: 7mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 71IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg