Apr 18
Italian Dressing5 Comments


Back to the grind today, we had an awesome vacation in the Caymans and I will be sharing some pictures from our trip soon! We held turtles, swam and fed stingrays, and had an amazing time at the wedding. Now it is back to reality and the happenings in my kitchen.

So here I go on the whole sodium thing again, I promise one day you will thank me. Here we are with one of the most classic dressings that I grew up on, but without all that other junk loaded into it. This came together in less than ten minutes and it was just as delicious as those little packets. I didn’t plan out the most exciting salad for dinner, but the dressing made all the difference. It was the perfect accompaniment to the pasta dish we had. This is so good that I was may have been dipping my bread into the leftovers on my plate.

Italian dressing mix
(Printable Recipe)

Ingredients:
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tbsp onion powder
1 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp dried oregano
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp dried thyme
1 tbsp dried parsley
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2/3 cup olive oil

What you’ll do:
Whip up your favorite salad. Mix dry dressing ingredients in small, resealable container. Combine 2 tbsp of dressing mix, vinegar and oil in a resealable dressing container. Serve on the side.

Source: Peace, Love, & French Fries

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5 Responses to Italian Dressing

  1. avocadopesto says:

    I have never seen a recipe for homemade Italian dressing. Sounds great! I will definitely be making this soon!

  2. tchris says:

    that sound so delish and my husband and I are trying to cut down on sodium. Thanks for the recipe!!! =)

  3. Lorette says:

    I love salads they are so tasty and healthy. I will sure try this dressing, sounds very interesting.

  4. maria lopez says:

    Just made this…its great! My dad is watching his salt intake…gonna give this to him so he can use it. He can ommit the salt and still have the great flavors! Thanx!

  5. cheryl says:

    I just made a batch of this dressing, minus the sugar – just not a fan of sweet dressings.

    It’s great but very thick; I’ll store it at room temperature so that it doesn’t get any thicker. I added a little water just to make it more ‘pourable’.

    Great! Thank you for the recipe!

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