A glass bottle full of Italian dressing with a white bowl full of salad and two wooden salad bowls.

Italian Dressing Recipe | Olive Garden's

Italian Dressing is one of the best homemade dressing recipes that will liven up just about any salad and tastes as good as Olive Garden's!  Plus, it's easy to prepare, gluten-free, healthy and you will only need a few easy to find ingredients to make this homemade Italian dressing!

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 239 kcal
Author London


  • ½ cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice fresh
  • 3 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Add ingredients to a high-speed blender or food processor and blend for 20-30 seconds, or until smooth.  

  2. Alternatively, you can whisk together ingredients in a bowl or shake until incorporated in a mason jar.

  3. Store Italian salad dressing in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks between servings. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Italian Dressing Recipe | Olive Garden's
Amount Per Serving
Calories 239 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 143mg 6%
Potassium 33mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 2.1%
Vitamin C 1.1%
Calcium 13.6%
Iron 5.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.