Homemade Italian Dressing

Have you tried making your own italian dressing? It’s much easier than you may think. Make up a batch of this and store it in a glass jar in the fridge. It’s great on salads, but also a wonderful marinade for chicken. You can  make this dressing more or less flavorful by adjusting the amount of garlic and herbs.

Simple Italian Dressing Recipe
  • 1 1/3 cups olive or vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp. whole peppercorns
  • pinch of hot pepper flakes
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. This is one of those recipes where you dump all of the ingredients in at one time. So simple! You can mix with a blender or a food processor.  Just put everything in and pulse or process until smooth.

If you don’t have a blender, chop the garlic and herbs, pour everything into a glass jar, close it well and give it a good shake.

I store my dressing in a jar and give it a good shake before serving.

Blend up this simple italian dressing and store in a glass jar.

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