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Texas Roadhouse Italian Dressing Recipe

Texas Roadhouse Italian Dressing Recipe

Texas Roadhouse Italian Dressing. This tasty dressing is not only quick to make, but also full of flavor and uses simple ingredients that you probably have in your kitchen. Texas Roadhouse restaurants are well-known for their popular sides and dressings, including their famous Texas Roadhouse Italian Dressing. It is an ideal mixture of savory herbs with creamy mayonnaise and tangy vinegar. Its creamy texture makes every bite delectable!
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Author: Dr. Leah Alexander
Course: sauce
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 15 people
Calories: 170kcal


  • bowl
  • Measuring Cup and spoon
  • glass jar
  • Whisk


  • 1/2 cup Apple Cider Vinegar - Tangy and slightly sweet apple cider vinegar lends a refreshing acidity, enhancing the overall flavor profile and balancing the sweetness of other ingredients while providing a zesty kick.
  • 1/4 tablespoon Granulated Garlic - Pungent and aromatic granulated garlic infuses the sauce with a robust, savory flavor, providing depth and complexity to the taste profile.
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Granulated Sugar - Sweet and granular sugar adds a subtle sweetness, rounding out the sharpness of vinegar and enhancing the sauce's overall taste without overwhelming the palate.
  • 1/4 tablespoon Onion Powder - Sweet and mellow onion powder imparts a delicate onion flavor, enriching the sauce with a mild sweetness and enhancing its complexity without overpowering other ingredients.
  • 1/4 tablespoon White Pepper - Mild and earthy white pepper adds a subtle heat without the intense spiciness of black pepper, offering a gentle warmth and enhancing the sauce's overall aroma.
  • 1/4 tablespoon Black Pepper - Bold and pungent black pepper brings a slightly spicy kick, adding depth and warmth to the sauce, balancing the sweetness and creating a harmonious blend of flavors.
  • 1/16 teaspoon Regular Salt - Essential for seasoning regular salt enhances the natural flavors of the ingredients, ensuring a well-balanced and harmonious taste in the sauce.
  • 1/4 tablespoon Onion Salt - A flavorful combination of onion powder and salt onion salt enhances the sauce with a dual-layered taste, adding both sweetness and a subtle saltiness, ensuring a well-balanced seasoning.
  • 1/3 tablespoon Dried Oregano - Earthy and aromatic dried oregano adds a Mediterranean herbaceousness, infusing the sauce with a hint of warmth and a slightly bitter undertone, enhancing its depth and complexity.
  • 1/3 tablespoon Minced Garlic - Intensely flavorful minced garlic adds a sharp, pungent note, providing a robust garlic essence and enhancing the sauce with a savory depth and aroma.
  • 1/3 tablespoon Dried Basil - Sweet and peppery dried basil contributes a subtle anise-like flavor, elevating the sauce with a touch of freshness and herbal aroma, balancing the overall taste.
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Mustard - Tangy and piquant mustard adds a sharp and vinegary kick, creating a bold contrast to the sweetness, adding depth and complexity to the sauce.
  • 1 cup Soybean Oil - Neutral and smooth soybean oil acts as the base, providing a silky texture to the sauce, ensuring a creamy consistency while allowing the other ingredients' flavors to shine.
  • 1/4 cup Honey - Golden and luscious honey imparts a natural sweetness and a smooth, velvety texture, enriching the sauce with a delightful sweetness and depth, enhancing its overall richness.


  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine the Apple Cider Vinegar, Granulated Sugar, Granulated Garlic, White Pepper, Onion Powder, and Black Pepper until everything is fully incorporated.
  • Slowly add Soybean Oil to the mixture while whisking continuously until all of the oil has been added and the dressing takes on a creamy texture.
  • Next, add onion salt and regular salt to taste.
  • Add in Oregano, Basil, and Minced Garlic to your desired flavor level.
  • Then slowly stir in Mustard followed by Honey until everything is fully incorporated into the dressing.
  • Ready to serve.


  • You can adjust the amount of sugar, oil and vinegar based on your desired taste.
  • If you want to make this dressing spicier, add in more White Pepper or Black Pepper.
  • Make sure to whisk continuously while adding in the Soybean Oil so that it emulsifies properly with the other ingredients.
Keyword: Texas Roadhouse Italian Dressing, Texas Roadhouse Italian Dressing Recipe