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How to Make Your Own Italian Dressing Seasoning Mix

Make your own Italian dressing seasoning mix to use in recipes or for fresh dressing anytime.


  • Step 1: Combine all ingredients in a bowl Combine garlic salt, onion powder, sugar, oregano, pepper, thyme, basil, parsley, celery salt, and salt in your small mixing bowl.
  • TIP: Decrease the amount of salt if you are on a low sodium diet.
  • Step 2: Mix all ingredients well Mix all of the ingredients until they are well combined.
  • Step 3: Store in an airtight container Pour the mix into an airtight container and store in the refrigerator until you are ready to use it.
  • TIP: Buy your spices and containers in a discount store to save money.
  • Step 4: Make dressing by adding vinegar, oil, and water Make Italian dressing, if desired, by whisking together the white vinegar, canola oil, water, and two tablespoons of the mix.
  • Step 5: Sprinkle on meats or in soups, sauces, and stews Add Italian flavorings to your favorite meal by sprinkling the dry mix on meats or in soups, sauces, and stew.
  • FACT: Spaghetti and meatballs is virtually unknown in Italy. It was originally served when mom-and-pop restaurants run by new immigrants opened in the U.S.

You Will Need

  • 1 tbsp. garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp. onion powder
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tbsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tbsp. dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp. celery salt
  • 2 tbsp. salt
  • 1/4 c. white vinegar
  • 2/3 c. canola oil
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • Discount store (optional)

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