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Olive Garden Salad Dressing

This Olive Garden salad dressing recipe is an Italian American favorite! Get all the delicious bold and tangy flavors you know and love in this simple dressing that you can make in your own kitchen.
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword Olive Garden Salad Dressing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 tablespoons
Calories 119kcal


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper to taste


  • Add all ingredients to a prep bowl and whisk together, or add them to a jar and shake vigorously until combined. Taste and adjust if needed (e.g. add more vinegar or sugar).
  • Keep dressing in a sealed container in the fridge for 5-7 days. Shake well before using as some separation will occur.


  • Makes about 3/4 cup dressing - this should be good for 1-2 large salads or more smaller ones.
  • Nutritional information is provided as a courtesy only and should be construed as an estimate rather than a guarantee. Ingredients can vary and Salt & Lavender makes no guarantees to the accuracy of this information. Serving size is approx. 1 tablespoon.


Serving: 1tbsp | Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 93mg | Potassium: 7mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg