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Homemade Italian Dressing

Prep Time:

5 minutes

Cook Time:


½ cup


About the Recipe


  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup or sugar

  • 1 small garlic clove, grated (about ¼ teaspoon) or ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon each dried oregano, dried thyme, and dried basil

  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

  • 6 tablespoons olive oil


Step 1

In a medium bowl, whisk together the white wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, and maple syrup. Grate in the garlic clove, then whisk together with the oregano, thyme, basil, and kosher salt.

Step 2

Gradually whisk in the olive oil, adding 1 tablespoon at a time and whisking until it incorporates, until an emulsion forms. Serve immediately. Store refrigerated and bring to room temperature before serving (keeps at least 2 weeks).


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