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For me, it’s the Submarine Dressing that kicks up all those Italian meats and cheeses as they nestle into crusty Italian sub rolls.

I’m a huge fan of Italian Grinders aka Italian Submarine Sandwiches. 

Submarine Dressing

I sprung out of my seat today and announced I’m headed to the grocery store.  Normally that wouldn’t take anyone by surprise.

However.  Just the night before I declared that we didn’t need a damn thing at the store. Woohoo!! We had a high-five, go us, eat out of the fridge/pantry, winning.  So needless to say, one questioned my change of heart.

I need to make a salad.  A crazy good salad that will go so well with our smoked burgers.  Fine, pick up toilet paper, it’s on sale.

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You may be familiar with the plastic flip-top pour bottle of submarine dressing that is often marketed at the deli-counter.  Love that stuff.

I stepped up to said deli-counter today to order the ingredients for my Chopped Italian Submarine Salad.  Casually glancing around for a bottle of Italian Sub Love.  Wait.  What?  You always have Submarine Dressing.  You can’t be out.  Are you sure?  Ugh!

I can do this!!

Having a bottle of Basil infused Olive Oil from our local olive oil vendor certainly helped.  Don’t fret if you don’t have access to infused oils, you might just want to let your oil hang out with the dried basil and oregano for a while…the longer the better. Or throw a handful of fresh basil in your food processor with the remaining ingredients and puree. The result will be a delicious herby dressing!

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All my best,
xo Libby

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Submarine Dressing

Libby with Lemony Thyme
I'm a huge fan of Italian Grinders aka Italian Submarine Sandwiches.  For me, it's the Submarine Dressing that kicks up all those Italian meats and cheeses as they nestle into crusty Italian sub rolls.
Prep Time 5 mins
Course Dressing

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cup Basil infused olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper

Instructions
 

  • Combine ingredients in a cruet and shake. Serve with your favorite sub sandwich or salad.

Notes

Don’t fret if you don’t have access to infused oils, you might just want to let your oil hang out with the dried basil and oregano for a while…the longer the better. Or throw a handful of fresh basil in your food processor with the remaining ingredients and puree. The result will be a delicious herby dressing!