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Caesar Salad Dressing

Caesar Salad Dressing - This classic recipe is something everyone should know how to make! This isn't at all what you'll get in a bottle. Made with traditional ingredients and a modern-day twist, this recipe gives you a gourmet restaurant feel without any raw egg.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Salad Dressing
Cuisine: American
Keyword: caesar salad dressing
Servings: 6
Calories: 324kcal


  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ tsp anchovy paste optional
  • ½ tsp pepper freshly cracked
  • 2 tsp capers brined
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice from one lemon
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • ½ cup olive oil extra virgin, good quality
  • ¼ tsp salt or to taste


  • Mash: Add the garlic, anchovy paste, pepper, and capers to a mixing bowl. Use a fork to mash the ingredients together.
  • Finish: Whisk the lemon juice, dijon, mayo, and parmesan cheese into the bowl. While continuing to whisk, slowly pour in the olive oil. Continue to stir until completely emulsified. Taste for seasoning and add salt if needed.


  1. Recipe yields almost 1 1/2 cups of dressing.
  2. Nutritional information is per 1/4 cup of dressing.
  3. Transfer your dressing to a sealable jar, bottle, or container. Store in the fridge up to one week.


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 405mg | Potassium: 8mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 77IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 1mg