Go Back Email Link
+ servings
Square side photo of Italian Dressing.

Italian Dressing

Once you try this Zesty Italian Dressing, you’ll be looking for any excuse to use it! It is quick and easy to make and elevates even the simplest green salad.
Course Condiment, Salad Dressing
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword salad dressing
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 142kcal


  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey or sweetener of choice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped oregano or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup finely grated parmesan optional


  • Combine the red wine vinegar, olive oil, honey, lemon juices, mustard, parsley, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, crushed red pepper flakes, and black pepper in a blender. Process until emulsified.
  • If desired, add the parmesan cheese and process until incorporated.


Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 244mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg