Italian Dressing Mix


Salads can be a great way to get in a variety of nutrients, using colorful veggies, crisp greens, and tasty dressing.

The problem with most store-bought dressings is the added flavoring, thickeners, stabilizers, and preservatives. As someone who tries to stay away from most of those things, I’ve come to make most of my dressings from scratch. It’s all part of building a better salad!

This Italian dressing mix is super versatile and easy to change based on your taste buds. Use this as a starting point and change the herbs as you desire!

I love to use Italian dressing as a marinade on chicken, as well as the dried mix in a few of my favorite recipes like my Italian cream cheese chicken casserole, and I’ve recently started making my own so I can avoid the vegetable oils they put in store-bought products.

italian dressing mix

italian dressing mix
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Italian Dressing Mix

A great dried mix to have on hand!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Salads and Dressings
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: salad dressing
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 24kcal
Author: Donielle


  • 1 Tbsp garlic salt
  • 1 Tbsp dried minced onion
  • 1/2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 2 Tbsp sea salt


  • Mix all ingredients together and store in a small glass jar. You can also grind it up a bit with a coffee grinder or blender which makes it stay more uniform.


Use as Italian seasoning in breadcrumbs or sprinkled on grilled chicken.
Can also be used as a dressing or marinade by mixing 2 Tbsp of the mix with 1/4 cup vinegar, 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil, and 2Tbsp water.
If you are on a sugar free diet, simply skip the sugar or replace it with your favorite substitute.


Calories: 24kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Sodium: 6978mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1.1% | Vitamin C: 1.5% | Calcium: 6.3% | Iron: 8.9%


Donielle Baker

Donielle Baker

owner and editor of Natural Fertility and Wellness at Natural Fertility and Wellness
I believe women can learn how to heal their bodies & balance their hormones through natural methods. An advocate for natural health, I have a passion for nourishing/real food nutrition and natural living. My personal background includes both infertility and miscarriage and I started Natural Fertility and Wellness in 2008 in order to share all of the information I found helpful in my journey to heal from PCOS and overcome infertility.
Donielle Baker
Donielle Baker
Donielle Baker
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1 Comment

  1. Brandy

    Oh THANK YOU!! I’ve been avoiding Italian Dressing for that very reason!

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