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Mediterranean Meat Marinade

Use this tried-and-true marinade on any meat when you're wanting an authentic Mediterranean flavor. 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Marinade, Salad Dressing
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: meat marinade, salad dressing
Servings: 1 cup
Author: SmartyPantsKitchen


  • 2 cups olive oil good quality
  • 1 3/4 cups red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Mediterranean Spice mix see recipe index
  • 2 tablespoons garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon parsley dried
  • 2 tablespoons dill fresh


  • Combine all ingredients and stir vigorously; use as a marinade or dressing for salads or pasta.


As a marinade:
  • Combine all ingredients; place meat, veggies, or potatoes in a plastic bag
  • Pour marinade into plastic bag; massage until all ingredients are coated
  • Refrigerate for at least 20 minutes; rotating the plastic bag in intervals
As a dressing:
  • Combine all ingredients and mix well; refrigerate for 20 minutes