Italian salad dressing

Ciao, gourmets! Summer is coming soon and it’s time to replenish your cookbook with recipes for salad dressings! Italian salad dressing will fill up the recipes today!

What is the taste of Italian salad dressings?

Due to the fact that there are a lot of lemons and grapes growing in Italy, the inhabitants of this sunny country usually use the products of the area for food. Adding lemon juice and wine vinegar to salad or fish dishes is a common thing. Therefore, almost any Italian salad has a peculiar rather very palpable sourness. Sometimes there is even a lot of this sourness. If you have problems with the gastrointestinal tract, it is not recommended to use Italian salad dressing in your diet.

What are the ingredients of Italian salad dressing?

As mentioned above, the basis of salad dressing is wine vinegar, lemon juice. Italy is also rich in olives and oregano. These ingredients go as the main part of most Italian cuisine. Well, mustard for piquancy, as it is a light Dijon mustard.

Salad dressing turns out to be incredibly high in calories, but there are also a lot of benefits from it.
Keep the salad dressing in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Recipe type: Dressing

Recipe type: Italian

Yield: 4

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Lemon — 1 piece
Dijon mustard — 1 tablespoon
Red wine vinegar — 2 tablespoons
Sugar — 2 teaspoons
Oregano (dried) — 1 teaspoon
Extra virgin olive oil — 8 tablespoons
Salt — ½ teaspoon
Ground black pepper — ¼ teaspoon


1. Squeeze the juice from the lemon into a jar.
2. Add the remaining ingredients to the jar with lemon juice.
3. Close the jar with a lid. Shake the filling jar several times intensively.

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