Italian Salad Dressing Mix

A great homemade alternative to the packaged dry Italian dressing mixes in the grocery store.  This can be mixed up and stored in your spice cabinet, mixed with a few ingredients for a great salad dressing or to use in a variety of other ways.


  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 Tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 Tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground basil
  • ¼ teaspoon ground thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried celery leaves or flakes

Mix all of the above together and store in an airtight container.

To make salad dressing:

  • 2 Tablespoons Italian Dressing Mix
  • ¼ cup vinegar, red wine, balsamic, or whatever your favorite might be
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • ½ -2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil or canola oil

Mix well and store in refrigerator.

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