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

Italian Dressing is one of the best homemade recipes that will give a fresh and flavorful kick to any salad.  And yes, it tastes just as good as Olive Garden's!  A bit of olive oil, Parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning, and a few other ingredients are whisked together to make this simple vinaigrette in less than 5 minutes.  

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
Olive Garden Italian Dressing Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 239 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 143mg6%
Potassium 33mg1%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 105IU2%
Vitamin C 0.9mg1%
Calcium 136mg14%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.