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How to Make Italian Dressing With Red Wine Vinegar and Fresh Parmesan Cheese

How to Make Italian Dressing With Red Wine Vinegar and Fresh Parmesan Cheese

Make this delicious Italian dressing recipe using high quality olive oil and fresh Parmesan cheese instead of purchasing commercial salad dressings that contain inflammation-inducing seed oils such as canola, sunflower, safflower or corn oil for optimal results!

This nutritious vinaigrette blends robust olive oil with zesty lemon juice and garlic for a unique emulsified vinaigrette dressing. Add honey for some added sweetness that complements its tart taste. Just combine all the ingredients in a bowl or jar and whisk or shake vigorously to achieve perfect results!


Make an easy Italian dressing with just a few pantry essentials and you have yourself an elegant dressing! For maximum flavor, combine high-quality olive oil, red wine vinegar and mustard in equal measures for bold flavors. Season to taste, adding salt and pepper for seasoning purposes as needed as well as honey to add sweetness, garlic powder or dried oregano for additional savory notes.

At its heart lies this homemade vinaigrette recipe's most attractive features - healthy ingredients with zero artificial additives; great taste; cost efficiency and availability at any supermarket (even you might already have some in your kitchen!).

Make an easy Italian dressing in minutes: whisk or shake all of the ingredients together in a lidded jar until all components are thoroughly mixed before refrigerating for up to one week, but be sure to shake well each time before use as oil and vinegar can separate in the fridge and you should shake well prior to each use. It makes an ideal quick recipe when serving up side salads or spicy pasta salad.


This simple yet delicious salad dressing requires minimal equipment for its preparation and is much healthier than store bought Italian salad dressing, featuring only whole foods ingredients and extra virgin olive oil, which offers superior taste and nutrition compared to cheaper, inflammation-inducing seed oils commonly found in commercial brands of salad dressing.

This dish is gluten and dairy free, making it the ideal option for those with dietary restrictions. To tailor its flavor to your preference, adjust the amounts of Dijon mustard, honey or garlic according to personal taste; additionally adding red pepper flakes adds subtle spice. Grated Parmesan adds that familiar Olive Garden taste!

Combine all ingredients in a jar with a lid (such as a mason jar) and shake well prior to use. This recipe should be stored in the fridge and will keep for 7 days; it makes an excellent addition to any salad, particularly antipasto salad or as marinade for chicken.


An irresistibly zesty and tangy dressing made with olive oil, red wine vinegar, pantry herbs and spices and the star ingredient: Parmesan cheese! Quick and simple to create at home and infinitely better than store bought bottled dressings - plus it makes an awesome marinade for chicken!

Making your own dressing gives you the flexibility of tailoring it specifically to your tastes, using whatever ingredients are on hand or making substitutions as desired. For an irresistibly creamy Italian Dressing reduce olive oil by one third while whisking in 1/2 cup of mayonnaise or sour cream! Finish it off with some roasted garlic for an amazing savory dressing!

Homemade salad dressing will last up to one week in the refrigerator. Oil and vinegar may separate over time; to restore smooth consistency you may also allow it to sit on your countertop for some time before refrigerating again.


Making homemade dressing is both convenient and healthier: no preservatives or additives to worry about! Plus, most ingredients should already be available.

Recipe Description: Making this sauce is fast and straightforward: simply combine all of the ingredients in a jar or bowl and shake or whisk, before placing in the fridge to store until needed.

Add some heat and cheese flavor with this Italian Dressing by including red pepper flakes or even some grated Parmesan cheese for extra cheesy depth.

If you prefer a creamy vinaigrette, replace some of the olive oil with mayonnaise or sour cream, or switch out for vegetable oil for a milder dressing - though be sure to add more sugar for balance if using vegetable oil! Adding this delicious dressing as a marinade for chicken makes any salad taste amazing and makes an exceptional complement for any meal!

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