Homemade Italian dressing can’t be beat, and when you find a good one, you want to use it all the time! These recipes that use Italian dressing are the BEST.
What is Italian Dressing?
Italian dressing is arguably one of the most popular dressings in the United States. Traditionally it is made up of water, some sort of acid (like vinegar or lemon juice,) some type of oil (like vegetable or olive,) sugar, and a blend of spices and herbs.
Popular herbs and spices that are used to make Italian dressing are:
Not only is this Italian dressing good on salads, but it can be used for a variety of other things, including:
- as a marinade for meats and vegetables
- on sandwiches
- on pasta salad
- and even as a dipping sauce