Original Caeser Salad Dressing Recipe

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Original Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe

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Prep

5 minutes

Yield

1 Jar, 3-4 large salads

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.

This really easy 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 Original Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe

  • Easy: Make this in just 5 minutes. Why buy the stuff in the grocery store when it’s that easy to make at home? 
  • Delicious: Tastes like the homemade caesar dressing we all know and love BUT better!
  • Versatile: With a few easy swaps you can make this homemade caesar salad dressing recipe vegan or vegetarian 

🍲 Ingredients

Worcestershire Sauce: This adds a nice flavor to this salad dressing, however, since it can contain fish sauce or similar, it’s not vegan or vegetarian friendly. 

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Garlic: Garlic is key in any caesar salad dressing recipe. Don’t skip it! Garlic not only adds flavor but also is a great immune booster.

👩‍🍳 How to Make Caesar Salad Dressing

1. Into a small bowl, add all the ingredients and whisk together till completely combined and smooth.
3. Transfer homemade caesar dressing to a jar and enjoy on an as-needed basis.
2. Do a quick taste test and see if you need to add anything to meet your dressing flavor needs.

🪄 Tips and Tricks

  • Make this original caesar salad dressing recipe in advance and store in your fridge for a quick, easy dressing
  • Use this dressing to make caesar wraps or to spread on sandwiches


🗒 Substitutions

  • Vegan: To make this recipe vegan you can use a vegan mayo and vegan parmesan cheese
  • Olive Oil: You can swap the olive oil with avocado oil instead


🗒 Best served with

👝 How to Store Leftovers

Store this homemade caesar dressing in the fridge, in a tightly sealed container for 5 days.

🤔 Common Questions

What do I eat original caesar salad dressing recipe?

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

Is caesar salad dressing vegetarian?

This recipe is vegetarian but many caesar salad dressings include anchovies or similar for flavor.

Original Caeser Salad Dressing Recipe

4.85 from 51 votes
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.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Vegan Sauce
Cuisine Vegetarian, Dairy-Free, Italian-Inspired, Vegan
Servings 1 Jar, 3-4 large salads
Calories 504 kcal

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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: 4 | Calories: 504kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.3g | Protein: 3.7g | Fat: 52.7g | Saturated Fat: 7.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 25.3g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 23.1mg | Sodium: 533.7mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 0.8g
Review This Recipe Let us know how it was!
Donna

5 stars
Amazing flavor and so easy!!!

Maria Koutsogiannis

thank you so much, donna!

Christine

5 stars
This is an outstanding Homemade vegan dressing! It was easy to make and everyone absolutely loved it.

Maria Koutsogiannis

thank you so much, christine!

Terry

5 stars
I made this recipe for the first time last night. It was amazing! Just the right amount of garlic.

Maria Koutsogiannis

thank you som much terry!

Gale

5 stars
Made this recipe a couple of times recently, when I had friends over for dinner. Really delicious.

Maria Koutsogiannis

so glad you loved this, gale!

Izabella

5 stars
Fantastic recipe family and friends love it!!! This is my go-to.

Maria Koutsogiannis

thank you so much!

Daisy

5 stars
I extremely recommend it!

Maria Koutsogiannis

thank you so much, daisy!

Anne

5 stars
This is the best caesar dressing I’ve ever made. Thank you so much. It was perfect.

Maria Koutsogiannis

thank you so much for the love!

Michelle

5 stars
Wow, I was surprised how good this was, The best one I’ve tried till now!

Maria Koutsogiannis

so glad you loved this!

Cassandra

5 stars
Wonderful dressing. I made it and it keeps good and I like to have it in my fridge.

Maria Koutsogiannis

thank you cassandra

Sally

5 stars
Love this recipe! Instead of whisking, I blitz the ingredients with my stick blender in its tall measuring cup !

Maria Koutsogiannis

oh I love that hack!

4.85 from 51 votes (10 ratings without comment)

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