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5 from 13 votes

Best Homemade Italian Dressing

This homemade Italian dressing tastes way better than store-bought, is much healthier, and takes 5 minutes to whip up!
Prep Time5 mins
Course: condiment, Dressing, Salad
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 185kcal
Author: Kimberly Killebrew

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons honey (vegans: use liquid sweetener)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon Hungarian sweet paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/16 teaspoon celery seeds

Instructions

  • Place everything in a blender and blend for about 30 seconds (small of flecks of Parmesan will remain).  Pour into a jar or dressing dispenser and refrigerate.  Chill for at least 4 hours before using.  Will keep for up to 2 weeks.
Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 150mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 125IU | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 0.4mg