Kittencal's Zesty Parmesan Italian Salad Dressing

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"If desired you may omit the Parmesan cheese, this dressing is wonderful either way, do not substitute 3 teaspoons of sugar for the corn syrup or it will be too sweet, plan ahead the dressing has a 4 hour chilling time"

Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (28 g)
  • Calories 172.1
  • Total Fat - 18.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 1 mg
  • Sodium - 68.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 1.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.1 g
  • Sugars - 1.3 g
  • Protein - 0.5 g
  • Calcium - 20 mg
  • Iron - 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process until well combined (you may want to leave out the Tabasco and add it in at the end). Transfer to a glass jar then cover and chill for at least 4 hours before using. Shake well before using.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


Outstanding! Perfect blend of flavors and a new staple now in my fridge all the time!

review by:
(20 Feb 2021)


Delicious dressing on my salad. Will be made again!

review by:
(8 Dec 2018)


Great tasting dressing with a zesty kick that we love. I make it often to have on hand. Goes great with any type of salad including pasta salad.

review by:
(1 Nov 2014)


We love this dressing. It's great in salads and also in pasta salad!

(11 Sep 2014)

Bergy (RIP" Forever in our Kitchen)

No complaints from me. I used it on a simple lettuce, tomato, cuke and onion salad - perfect.

(26 Apr 2014)


This really yummy salad dressing won 1st place with my taste buds after my first bite. I look forward to having it on many more of my salads and so does my family!

review by:
(6 Nov 2013)