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!
winnie

5 stars
please tell me cesar salad is healthy beause ive been eating this non-stop all week

Maria Koutsogiannis

oh, it is!!!!

s bowie

5 stars
you knocked another recipe out of the park!

isabel ruiz

5 stars
terrific! I will make this again

marnie rogan

5 stars
mmm I love cesar salad loaded with dressing

Maria Koutsogiannis

the limit does not exist with dressing IMO!

Megan LeBlanc

5 stars
so much garlicky goodness!!!!

Maria Koutsogiannis

thank you hun!

Maria Koutsogiannis

thank you so much!

Brynlee Koslowski

5 stars
I made this on the weekend and the only bummer was that I wish it made more!
I’ll for sure be making this again soon

Maria Koutsogiannis

hahah I feel this

Genevieve Marcotte

5 stars
I love it

Maria Koutsogiannis

thank you so much!

kayla roberts

5 stars
super easy – I love that I can just use a whisk and get this whipped up real fast.
I made my own paleo mayo and used it for this recipe

Maria Koutsogiannis

it’s unreal! And you can really do anything to this base if you want!

4.85 from 51 votes (10 ratings without comment)

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