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Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe

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Prep

5 minutes

Cook

0 minutes

Yield

1 Jar, 3-4 large salads

This really easy recipe for a homemade caesar salad dressing recipe can be made even by the most novice vegan chef. This dressing is everything you love about caesar salad dressing. It’s creamy, it’s flavorful, and delicious when served on a salad with parmesan and crotons!

Caesar salad dressing recipe on top of a fresh lettuce with crutons

Why you’ll love this caesar salad dressing recipe: 

Ingredient Notes: 

Worcestertire Sauce: 

Garlic: 

Dijon Mustard: 

How to make this caesar salad dressing recipe:

Ingredients for caesar salad dressing recipe in a bowl with a spoon

Caesar salad dressing recipe whisked in a bowl

1. Into a small bowl, add all the ingredients and whisk together till completely combined and smooth.

2. Do a quick taste test and see if you need to add anything to meet your dressing flavor needs.

3. Transfer to a jar and enjoy on an as-needed basis.

Expert Tips & FAQ: 

Storage: The salad dressing with last in the fridge, in a tightly sealed container for 5 days.

What if I’m not vegan/vegetarian? If you are not vegan or vegetarian, you can add 1 1/2 tsp anchovy paste to the bowl before whisking.

What do I eat this on? A traditional caesar salad has romaine lettuce, crotons, parmesan, and bacon bits. Of course you can omit any of these based on your dietary preferences. You can also eat this dressing on any bowl or salad of your choice. Get creative and don’t feel like you are limited to a traditional salad.

Caesar salad recipe in a bowl with crotons

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Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe

  • Author: Maria Koutsogiannis
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Jar, 3-4 large salads 1x
  • Category: Vegan Sauce
  • Method: Whisk
  • Cuisine: Italian Inspired, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy-Free
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This is the best easy caesar salad dressing recipe. It’s creamy, full of garlic and flavor, and great for a classic caesar salad. P.S. you can make it vegan or vegetarian.


Ingredients

Scale

1 cup vegan or regular mayonnaise

2 tsp dijon mustard

3 garlic cloves, minced or grated

1/2 cup grated regular or vegan parmesan cheese

1 tsp vegan or regular Worcestershire Sauce

3 tbsp. lemon juice

2 tbsp. olive oil (optional)

1/2 tsp sea salt

1/2 tsp black pepper


Instructions

Into a small bowl, add all the ingredients and whisk together till completely combined and smooth.

Do a quick taste test and see if you need to add anything to meet your dressing flavor needs.

Transfer to a jar and enjoy on an as-needed basis.

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Notes

The salad dressing with last in the fridge, in a tightly sealed container for 5 days.

If you are not vegan or vegetarian, you can add 1 1/2 tsp anchovy paste to the bowl before whisking.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 504
  • Sugar: 0.8g
  • Sodium: 533.7mg
  • Fat: 52.7g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 25.3g
  • Trans Fat: 0.1g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.3g
  • Fiber: 0.2g
  • Protein: 3.7g
  • Cholesterol: 23.1g

Keywords: best, creamy, easy, healthy, free

Maggie

I made this dressing and it was yummy! sometimes I put a pinch of tahini to thicken it nicely, what do you think?

Maria Koutsogiannis

I think that is totally cool! Makes it extra silky smooth! You can also try hummus next time!

Lori

Absolutely hands-down the best caesar salad dressing! I wouldn’t change a thing!

Maria Koutsogiannis

thanks lori!

Rosaline

Just what I was looking to make! I added extra lemon juice because we love more lemon on everything. Perfect for Caesar salad or even other experimental salads.

Maria Koutsogiannis

love that you adapted this as per your needs!

Nicole

LOVE this dressing! So quick and easy.

Maria Koutsogiannis

thank you so much, nicole!

Ziggy

Just made this exact, although I didn’t have Worcestershire sauce. Instead, I added soy sauce. So good!

Maria Koutsogiannis

yesss!! that is an easy swap. Next time you get groceries grab some!

Eva

I LOVE this! I wouldn’t tweak any way, amazing!

Maria Koutsogiannis

thank you so much, eva!

Tonya

Thank you for this absolutely delicious recipe. I don’t think I will be buying vegan caesar dressing ever again!

Maria Koutsogiannis

I love to hear that!

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