Ok, this is the caesar dressing we cannot stop eating and I am so excited to share it with you! Seriously, we’ve been making and eating Caesar salads at least twice a week for a while now and it’s all because of this dressing. It’s simple, easy to make, and absolutely delicious.
Unlike some other caesar dressings this recipe does not require you to whisk together an egg yolk or even use anchovy paste. Instead all you need is a small mixing bowl and a few simple ingredients to quickly throw together what I know will be your new favorite dressing.
Mayonnaise & Greek yogurt: the base of this creamy dressing half mayo and half Greek yogurt. The mayo gives the dressing that classic rich creaminess while the Greek yogurt lightens things up a bit. It’s the perfect combo.
Garlic: for this recipe, the fresher the garlic the better. It really does make a difference!
Lemon Juice: this adds a bit of tang to the dressing. Fresh lemon juice is the way to go here as well.
Dijon Mustard: to really get that classic caesar dressing taste you’ll need a bit of dijon mustard.
Worcestershire Sauce: traditionally Caesar dressing uses anchovy paste but to keep this recipe extra simple we are using Worcestershire sauce instead. If you need a vegetarian option I’ve included one below!
Parmesan Cheese: you can’t have caesar without plenty of parmesan cheese and this recipe has plenty. Be sure to use grated parmesan cheese and not shredded for the best results.
Salt and Black Pepper: last but not least you’ll need a bit of salt and plenty of black pepper.
Ingredient Swaps and Variations
Mayo – don’t love mayo, feel free to replace it with plain whole milk Greek yogurt instead. If you do use all Greek yogurt I recommend adding one tablespoon of olive oil to the dressing as well.
Greek yogurt – if you need to keep this recipe dairy free you can swap the Greek yogurt for mayo instead.
Lemon juice – sometimes I swap the lemon juice for dill pickle juice instead if I want a dill pickle flavored caesar.
Worcestershire sauce – can’t use Worcestershire sauce? swap it for coconut aminos instead to keep the dressing vegetarian.
I hope you give this Homemade Caesar Dressing a try! It’s so good and makes for the perfect Caesar salad.
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