Easy Vegan Italian Herb Salad Dressing

Italian dressing

The Spruce / Jolinda Hackett

  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1/2 cup of dressing (8 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
146 Calories
14g Fat
6g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1/2 cup of dressing (8 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 146
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 156mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Protein 1g
Calcium 36mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

An easy Italian salad dressing recipe made from garlic, mustard and lots of Italian herbs including tarragon and marjoram. Use fresh herbs, if you have them on hand. This easy vegan Italian dressing recipe would be perfect over a vegetarian pasta salad.


  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tsp. dried tarragon
  • 1 tsp. dried marjoram
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbs. red wine vinegar

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a jar with a tight lid.

  2. Shake the jar well and let stand for one hour at room temperature, then chill.

  3. Shake well before serving.

Reprinted with permission from The Compassionate Cook Cookbook