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Make this Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe and save money while enjoying a delicious salad dressing. It is so easy to make and you can enjoy a Caesar salad at home for a quick meal or side dish. You can easily add chicken or shrimp for a complete meal.

Dipping the spoon into homemade caesar salad dressing in a bowl
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If you enjoy making easy salad recipes then you need to make this Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing. The ingredients are simple and taste better than the store-bought dressing.

You may also love this Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing or Southwest Salad Dressing Recipe to top your favorite salads.

Why We Love This Recipe

This is the Best Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe. It has amazing flavor and you know exactly the ingredients that are added to make this homemade dressing.

Use this homemade sauce to top your favorite green salad or you can even use it as a chicken marinade.

Ingredients

Caesar Salad Dressing Ingredients - anchovy fillets, minced garlic, worcestershire sauce, egg yolk, lemon juice, dijon mustard, olive oil, vegetable oil, grated parmesan, salt and pepper, croutons, romaine hearts, parmesan cheese

Caesar Dressing Ingredients

  • Anchovy fillets
  • Minced Garlic
  • Worcestershire Sauce
  • Raw Egg Yolk
  • Lemon Juice
  • Dijon Mustard
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Grated Parmesan – You can also use Parmigiano Reggiano
  • Salt and Black Pepper (to taste)

Caesar Salad Ingredients

  • Croutons
  • Romaine Hearts, leaves separated and chopped
  • Shaved Parmesan Cheese

Scroll to the bottom for the full recipe and ingredients in the recipe card.

Variations Ideas

  • Creamy Texture – For a creamy dressing texture add in mayonnaise or Greek Yogurt. We really like a creamy caesar dressing.
  • Salad Variations – We used romaine lettuce for this recipe, but you can also make a Kale Caesar Salad.

Step by Step Instructions

Adding the salad dressing ingredients in a food processor

Step 1 – In a blender or food processor, add drained anchovy fillets, garlic, egg yolk, lemon juice, Worcestershire and mustard. Pulse until liquified. Leave running and slowly add olive oil and then vegetable oil through the liquid feed. This should produce a thick dressing.

Add in the parmesan cheese in the food processor

Step 2 – Add in grated Parmesan and pulse to blend. Add salt, pepper, and additional lemon juice to taste. Refrigerate until ready to use

How to Make Caesar Salad

Add in shredded lettuce in a bowl

Step 1 – Place the lettuce in a large bowl.

Drizzle the top of the salad with dressing

Step 2 – Drizzle with desired amount of good caesar dressing recipe and toss until well coated. Easy! Sprinkle top with shaved Parmesan, croutons and black pepper.

Recipe Tips

  • Combining Ingredients – For the best results we recommend combining the ingredients in a food processor. This helps to ensure that all the ingredients thoroughly combined.
  • Serving – Feel free to top your salad with the homemade dressing when serving. But we like to serve on the side so everyone can add as much as they prefer.
  • Umami Flavors – For the best caesar salad dressing, make sure to add in the Anchovy fillets. It gives it the best umami flavors.
A bowl full of shredded lettuce topped with parmesan cheese and croutons

How to Store Leftovers

Store leftovers in an airtight jar or container in the refrigerator. If stored properly the dressing will last about 1 week.

A bowl of caesar salad dressing

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Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe

5 from 8 votes
This caesar salad dressing recipe isn’t very hard. In fact it is very easy to make to make a delicious ceasar salad. Add chicken and you have a complete meal.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Cuisine American
Course Sauces
Calories 60

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a blender or food processor, add drained anchovy fillets, garlic, egg yolk, lemon juice, Worcestershire and mustard.
  • Pulse until liquified.
  • Leave running and slowly add olive oil and then vegetable oil through the liquid feed.
  • This should produce a thick dressing.
  • Add in grated Parmesan and pulse to blend.
  • Add salt, pepper, and additional lemon juice to taste.
  • Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Place the lettuce in a large bowl.
  • Drizzle with desired amount of dressing and toss until well coated.
  • Sprinkle top with shaved Parmesan, croutons and black pepper.

Recipe Notes

You are going to love this homemade Ceasar dressing recipe!

Nutrition Facts

Calories 60kcal, Carbohydrates 2g, Protein 1g, Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 4g, Cholesterol 9mg, Sodium 38mg, Potassium 39mg, Vitamin A 1250IU, Vitamin C 1.1mg, Calcium 20mg, Iron 0.3mg

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