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Best Homemade Italian Dressing Recipe

Best Homemade Italian Dressing

Homemade Italian Dressing is gluten-free, dairy free, and a cheap alternative to the store-bought version. A healthy recipe ready in 5 minutes.

Course Salad, Sauces
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Homemade Italian Dressing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings of about 1/4 cup
Calories 75 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 1/2 cups extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced onion
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian herbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar or honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Mix all the ingredients in a large measuring cup. Add to a jar, cover and refrigerate.
  2. Use as needed.
Nutrition Facts
Best Homemade Italian Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 75 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 165mg7%
Potassium 16mg0%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 175IU4%
Vitamin C 5.4mg7%
Calcium 61mg6%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.