By Brian Kavanagh of The Sophisticated Caveman

Making your own Whole30 salad dressing is a great way to save money and use simple ingredients you probably already have on hand, like olive oil, vinegar, and a handful of common dried herbs and spices. This Easy Whole30 Italian dressing is great on everything; try it on your favorite salad OR as a marinade. It will keep in your fridge for about a week (if it lasts that long).

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Easy Whole30 Italian Dressing

A jar of Whole30 easy Italian dressing sids next to a sprig of fresh thyme, a knot of garlic, and a fresh, green salad

Easy Whole30 Italian Dressing

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  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove ,minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • COMBINE all the ingredients in a pint-sized jar.
  • COVER and shake well.
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Brian Kavanagh

Whole30 Contributor

Brian Kavanagh, also known as The Sophisticated Caveman, is a creative professional with a special place in his heart for food. After struggling with weight loss for years, he stopped counting calories and began to look at the ingredients in his food and where it was coming from. He believes that eating simple, clean, real food is universal. For more Whole30 recipes and meal ideas, check out his blog and follow him on Instagram.