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Italian Salad Dressing

by Christina Cherrier – Aug 7, 2020
Italian Salad Dressing
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Italian Salad Dressing – Fresh and flavorful, this restaurant-quality Italian dressing will enhance any of your salads and marinades. It features olive oil, red wine vinegar, fresh garlic, and Italian herbs. This Italian dressing recipe is all-natural and super easy to make! Enjoy!

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Ingredients list for the Italian Dressing

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Directions

1. To make the Italian salad dressing: In a Mason jar or glass container, combine tall he ingredients. Close the jar and shake vigorously to emulsify. You can also mix the vinaigrette with a fork.

2. Drizzle the Italian salad dressing over or toss in your favorite salad. Enjoy!

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Tips for the Italian dressing recipe

This Italian salad dressing recipe uses a very easy method that results in a perfectly emulsified vinaigrette. Here are a few tips to make the best Italian salad dressing ever:

  • Use a good quality olive oil because you will taste the difference. A fruity extra virgin olive oil will add wonderful flavor to this Italian dressing.
  • Once you’ve mixed the dressing, it’s best to let it sit at room temperature for 30 minutes, even if you store it the refrigerator afterward.

Why make my own Italian dressing?

When it comes to salad dressings, our preference will always be to whip it up ourselves. While there are a few bottles we’re ok with buying at the store, we always think homemade salad dressings just taste better.

How to serve this Italian dressing?

With this Italian vinaigrette, all roads lead to a big bowl of salad with crusty garlic bread, of course! Also, try it drizzled over grilled vegetables, or as the dressing for a delicious pasta salad. This Italian dressing makes also an excellent marinade for steaks and grilled chicken!

Recipe variations for the Italian dressing

  • Turn up the heat by adding crushed red chili pepper flakes to this Italian dressing recipe.
  • You can add garlic powder or onion powder for more depth of flavor.
  • Make this Italian dressing creamier by adding mayonnaise or sour cream to the mix.
  • If you like balsamic vinegar, make an Italian dressing with a twist on traditional by substituting balsamic for red-wine vinegar.

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