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Oil and Vinegar Salad Dressing

Combine a few simple ingredients to make your own oil and vinegar salad dressing to dress up a simple salad.

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So many salad dressings on the store shelves have preservatives and added ingredients in them. Making your own at home is a great way to control exactly what goes into your food.

Sometimes, a simple oil and vinegar salad dressing is all you need to dress up a regular salad. It’s easy to mix up a few ingredients and have your own dressing. If you don’t like something in this mix, switch it out. Make this your own so you don’t have to buy storebought again!

Oil & Vinegar Salad Dressing Step by Step

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic, minced, dried
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
Ingredients for oil and vinegar salad dressing

Preparation

In a small bowl, stir all ingredients together.

Oil and vinegar salad dressing ingredients with a wire whisk in a stainless steel bowl

Use immediately or cover and store in the fridge.

Oil & Vinegar Salad Dressing Leftovers

Put extra salad dressing in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator. Give it a good shake before using it again.

Oil and vinegar salad dressing in a glass container with a salad and two white bowls behind all on a white surface (vertical)

Recipe

Originally Published On: May 23, 2022

Oil and Vinegar Salad Dressing

Combine a few simple ingredients to make your own oil and vinegar salad dressing to dress up a simple salad.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course:
Homemade Staple
Cuisine:
American
Diet
Gluten Free
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Vegan
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Vegetarian
Keyword:
oil and vinegar
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salad
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salad dressing
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vinegar
Dietary Needs:
Dairy-Free
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Egg-Free
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Gluten-Free
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Keto
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Nut-Free
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Paleo
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Vegan
Servings: 4
5 from 9 votes

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic (minced, dried)
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, stir all ingredients together
  • Use immediately
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Nutrition Facts
Oil and Vinegar Salad Dressing
Amount Per Serving (2 tbsp)
Calories 98 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Sodium 293mg12%
Potassium 12mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 1IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information is based on third-party calculations and should be considered estimates. Actual nutrition content will vary based on brands used, measuring methods, portion sizes, and more.

16 thoughts on “Oil and Vinegar Salad Dressing”

  1. This looks so good and refreshing! During summer we are all about fresh salads because it is so hot in South Florida. This salad dressing is perfect and not heavy! Can’t wait to try

  2. 5 stars
    Wow! This salad dressing recipe looks absolutely delicious. Perfect match for any salad we want to do especially the veggies type of salad.

  3. 5 stars
    This dressing is so healthy and it really spices up simple salads like lettuce and cucumber. This is definitely a make again recipe for me.

  4. Neely Moldovan

    I haven’t made my own dressing in a long time but this reminds me I should try again! This recipe sounds delish!

  5. 5 stars
    This sounds so much more exciting and tastier than a basic oil and vinegar dressing. I love the addition of the garlic. That would be perfect for my salad tomorrow.

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