homemade Catalina Dressing in a clear glass bottle

Catalina Dressing - Healthy Salad Dressing

If you love Catalina Dressing, give this healthy salad dressing version a try! It's delicious on salads, and it makes a great marinade for vegetables, poultry, and fish too!

Course Salad Dressing
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 24 tablespoons
Calories 50 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp. onion powder
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. Italian Seasoning (see link above for recipe or purchase in the spice aisle)
  • 1 tsp. celery seed (crushed or ground)
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 6 drops pure liquid stevia (or small amount of whatever sweetener you are comfortable with)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
US Customary - Metric


  1. You can blend this all in a blender for a creamier outcome, or you can simply whisk it all together in a bowl. Either way, it's delicious!

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Catalina Dressing - Healthy Salad Dressing
Amount Per Serving (1 tbsp.)
Calories 50 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Sodium 62mg3%
Potassium 54mg2%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.