This is my favorite Cesar dressing recipe. Compares to Flemings Caesar dressing…just add pan seared prosciutto and done! Just like fish sauce, they are off-putting on their own but united with other ingredients, they shine in a very subtle way. I use Thai fish sauce, maybe a teaspoon or two, and it is magnificent. The mayo makes it quicker and the flavors blend together beautifully. I use a little more lemon and made fresh anchovy past using one small can of anchovies. I added lemon zest for a tangier flavor, but even my daughter, who hates anchovies, LOVES this dressing. Update to my comments of May 24, 2019, shown above – I decided to give the recommended anchovy paste a try (instead of fish sauce), and like it better. You must be quite the miserable person to be so angry about a recipe. IT WAS STILL TOO SALTY. Or is there another option. So fast, easy, creamy and delicious! Love, love, love this dressing! I could not find Italian anchovy paste so I used Moroccan. You are on the right road with 312 reviews on one recipe – this has to be a record. I’ll never buy Caesar dressing again! But the photo looks as though there are small slices of parmesean on the top. Quick has met Easy who have met Delicious and melded into about the best Caesar Salad dressing ever. It’s the best Caesar dressing and I want to eat it with everything! WOW ! Hi Jane, I believe 1 cup of mayonnaise is about 8 ounces. This is my first time making caesar salad dressing and this recipe is phenomenal. I put it on a mix of romaine and radicchio with rosemary croutons and extra parmesan. So full of exactly all the right flavors. Have not had bottle dressing for many months since I tried this. Does not compare to bottled dressings. Of course, it depends on the size of head of lettuce but this should give you a general idea. You might also like this creamy feta dressing. Delicious !!!! The Garlic and Anchovies are key. You can leave out the anchovy paste but the dressing won’t have that distinctly Caesar taste. Just wondering what bread you’d recommend for croutons and the method you prefer – baked or fried? Top notch. So, you may as well give this recipe a chance since you are apparently not making real caesar dressing anyway. Now that I know how easy it is to make, I will never purchase store bought dressing again. I love the consistency, and the flavor is out of this world!! Did I do anything wrong? I wondered then if I should ditch the anchovy paste in the ingredients. It is that good. Jenn, our whole family love love love your cookbook and website. I’ve shared this recipe more times than I can count! I love this recipe! Wow! Do not omit anchovies of the recipe, because of family members being scared of fish or whatever. Made for Mothers Day and my niece said better than any restaurant. Favorite Caesar recipe ever! Excellent Caesar Salad Dressing recipe!!!!!!!! It’s creamy and tangy, just like a classic Ceasar dressing is supposed to be. I’ve made it several times in the past year and it never disappoints. Incredible! After making this fabulous dressing I had a dinner sized salad three days in a row. Saturated Fat 1g 6%. I wish I had read the reviews first and cut the mayo with Greek yogurt. Husband’s question: What are those kids going to do when they go away to college and have to eat cafeteria food!?! just made it . Creamy Caesar Dressing 12 Ratings 11 Reviews Lighten up a traditional Caesar salad dressing by replacing some of the oil with fat-free yogurt but keeping the Dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, anchovy paste and Worcestershire sauce for plenty of flavor. Kundenrezensionen. Hi Pamela, any of those (as well as water) would work to thin the dressing – just add a little at a time. I’ll never by shop bought again it’s that good. Thank you. Served with Trader Joe’s Red Pepper Soup. So creamy and flavorful. I was horrified! I would not make this again. This is delicious Ceasar dressing, as good as any, and I’ve eaten them at some top shelf restaurants. It was such a hit! I doubled the garlic, because that’s just how we roll. & Thank you for introducing me anchovy paste! so simple and so tasty! It is so easy to make. We LOVE this dressing and make it all the time. Love this dressing and only use it now. I just made this dressing for the very first time tonight, and boy, was it good. We don’t use any bottled dressings anymore. I hate Worcestershire sauce so I was hesitant but I am so pleased with this recipe! Can't say that I was thrilled with this. It absolutely worked!!! A little goes a long way. Thanks. If it is real mayonnaise it is an emulsion of raw eggs and oil! Hands down my favorite Caesar dressing! Yes Yussra, you can definitely definitely do that. You could easily have worded your comments to allow that trail of kindness to flow. Will never use another Caesar version again! Delicious!!! This dressing turned out really good. Thank you Jen, this is a “Keeper” for sure! EVEN BETTER!! I also used higher-end already grated parmesan cheese. Would not change anything! Hi Mary, I think it will work – it will be a little different but still very good :). Thank you! Think she will be using your site very soon. My girlfriend wouldn’t talk to me for 30 minutes after because she didn’t like it. I was looking for a recipe that didn’t use raw egg since I had just found out I was pregnant. This Caesar dressing is delicious. (Since the site asks for it, I will rate it even though I haven’t made it, as I am confident it will be good). Keeps really well in the refrigerator to use all week! Love this, love this site! This is a definite keeper. Perfect! Absolutely the right balance of garlic, parmesan and sweetness! Absolutely delicious and incredibly easy to prepare. Very easy and delicious . I followed the ingredients exactly, only using the flat anchovies in the tin rather than the paste in the tube. Best caesar salad recipe! If the garlic is strong, it can be very spicy. Excellent!!! Perfectly balanced. I love caesar salad, but in my opinion all of the bottled store bought dressings are terrible. I will be doubling this recipe. This recipe has become a staple in my house! Thanks again! I made this dressing last night to rave reviews. thanks! It’s the best Caesar Salad Dressing! I’ve been using it for quite a while now and it is my go to recipe for sure!! Thank you for sharing! Yum yum yum!!! This was the first recipe I made of yours, Jenn. Two? This is a delicious caesar dressing recipe & so easy. Hi Madhuri, you can use chopped anchovies (you’d need about 2), or Worcestershire sauce. Cheers, Patti Gaetan. Amazing dressing! Best caesar salad I’ve ever had. I will definitely make it again. I love your recipes and tried a few. Get new recipes each week + free 5 email series. I usually make a double batch just as it is. This is, without a doubt, the absolute best Caesar dressing I have ever had. best caesar salad dressing I have ever tasted. I’m surprised because it doesn’t have eggs in it…but it’s yummy. Maybe you should actually try it before leaving a negative review? How long is the dressing good for in the fridge please? Although, there’s always an although isn’t there, I couldn’t find anchovy paste. I made this tonight and it was delicious. can i use this for a pasta salad? This dressing is awesome! Everybody loved my Caesar salad! I eyeball it & make homemade croutons. Just add a little water to the dressing until it is the consistency you want. You make Mayonnaise fresh. Glad you like it! Making this tonight with BBQ Chicken Breast! Bravo! So easy. I tried adding more lemon, pepper, and garlic to cut through the mayo with no luck. Perfect either way! But instead of using anchovy paste I use real anchovy from the jar with olive oil, I chopped three pieces finely and blend it in with the mixtures. That’s even worse. Used 4 canned anchovies mashed instead of paste. To make a great Caesar Salad, you’ll need a great dressing. No more store brought dressing from me!!! I have made it several times (it is very quick and easy) and it is always a huge hit with my husband and friends. I did add a bit more lemon juice (about 1 tsp.) Have doubled the garlic and use Asiago cheese. I love this caesar dressing recipe.. Soo easy to make & tastes great… The only thing I do different is that I’m not a big fan of Mayo, so I use 1/4 cup mayo with 3/4 cup of Greek yogurt & also this makes it a bit thinner consistency which I like. My husband is a Caesar SNOB and he loved it. Though most people buy Caesar salad dressing in a bottle, homemade is incredibly easy to make and tastes so much better than store-bought. It’s just perfect!!! That’s all there is to it. Just a FYI – Mayo is the emulsification of oil and eggs, so this is not oil free. Thanks Angielin! Hi Chelsy, what a nice thing that your class does! My husband doesn’t like mayo, and he thought it was a great consistency and flavor. I made this dressing exactly as the recipe says, did not change any measurements or ingredients. I should mention that I never leave reviews on recipes but I just had to for this! Just got a big thumbs up from the Mrs. ! Outstanding recipe and so fast to come together. thank you for the great recipe. I have given it to many of my friends as their husbands love it!! Anytime I make this for company, it just knocks their socks off. You’ll need 240 grams of mayo. Totally wonderful. This is life changing! 1 Pastured Egg Yolk 1 Tablespoon Whole Grain Mustard 5-6 Cloves Fresh Garlic 2 Tablespoons Freshly Grated Parmesan 1 1/2 Ounces Anchovy Fillets (about 2 tablespoons worth) I use to use a raw egg yolk for my Caesar dressing, and it would only be safe to eat for one day. We used half kale/half romaine to up the nutritional content and homemade croutons for that freshness, and it was honestly delightful. I don’t think that would impact the tartness. Super and easy. This was a really good dressing!! I couldn’t stop “testing” it, and after dinner had some more dressing as dessert…wonderful! So easy and delicious. Hi Beth, this dressing is quite thick — almost the consistency of a dip. Since I have been on an elimination diet, I have been making more recipes and needed a good caesar dressing. Positive culture for months. Is there a secret to it? Many people asked for the recipe. I appreciate this semi-homemade caesar dressing recipe. I also thinned it down with oat milk. Still delicious and much more point friendly at 1.5 points/tablespoon. I’ve never prepared something for that many people. It was still good though. PS: I am not squeamish- in fact, I love anchovies! Once mixed, I did a quick taste, added a tiny bit more Dijon and bam – DONE! If there’s a reduced-salt option, please let me know. Perfect for how my family likes it! I have been looking and looking for this recipe. It is similar to the Cooks Country recipe that I had been using but without the vinegar or oil. We loved it! Waste of money. I love homemade dressings, yours looks perfect! I found it not too garlicky, and not too fishy. Hi Noreen, So glad you like the recipes! For a main course Caesar, try pairing this with my Grilled Chicken with Lemon, Garlic & Herbs. Home / Condiments / Easy Caesar Salad Dressing … Beats the “famous restaurant” dressing by miles. , This is the best Caesar salad dressing ever. Donna, I am a weight watcher as well and found two different counts for Your mayo. Zippy, creamy just FLAT OUT delicious! Living in AK We smoke a lot of salmon which is what I add.. Yummy Also to cut down on calories I use Hellmans light mayo.. Never noticed a difference…. I followed yours with just two changes: I did not use anchovies (just because I couldn’t find it nearby) and I used equal parts of mayo (Hellmann’s) and homemade Greek yogurt. After reading some of the other reviews and knowing my general dislike of mayonnaise, I added about 2/3 of a cup vs the 1 cup called for in the recipe. This is my family’s absolute favorite Caesar dressing – they request it for many of our holiday meals and I gladly make it because it’s so easy and yet so very, very delicious! how long will this dressing keep in the refrigerator? For all who are skeptical…try it first before eliminating it. Thanks Jenn for sharing. So darn tasty! This Caesar dressing is everything you want it to be. Use it as a dip for crudité. It tastes like mayo, because of course it does. So if I can’t make the dressing we don’t eat it! My husband loves it. Thank you!! Over the past 2 years I have tweaked this to be just right. I made it with Hellman’s 1/2 the Fat mayo. A Caesar salad with sliced grilled chicken was on her list. Caesar; Creamy; Non Refrigerated; Parmesan Cheese, red wine vinegar and of course anchovies is what makes Marzetti Creamy Caesar Salad Dressing a traditional classic flavor. Thank you! Next, whisk in the mayonnaise, Parmigiano-Reggiano, salt, and pepper. I’m am a huge Caesar Salad snob. It really is the best! Loved watching your other recipe video’s while I made this dressing. Homemade croutons are a must. Substituted paste this go around and it wasn’t as flavorful. Taste like Jacobs Steakhouse Toronto ON homemade ceasar dressing with is served table side for $25…, this is a great dressing for romaine. It has the perfect amount of everything in it. I’d guess you’d need 1 to 2 tsp. Excellent recipe, am planning to try more of your recipes. I thought, for my taste, the anchovy paste would provide enough. I’m a big garlic fan and this dressing brought a lot of bold flavours to a classic dish, while keeping it creamy and smooth. Homemade salad dressings are some of the easiest recipes any home cook should master. And sometimes when I want to go a little easier on the calorie content, I substitute half of the mayo for Greek yogurt. Truly, the best I have had. It’s a staple in my food rotation. (2 cups of Roman per person) I used the full recipe to dress the salad and also took you advice in using Whole Foods in house croutons. My only problem is it tends to be a little too thick . Thanks for this amazing recipe! This dressing is so delicious, my entire family loved it! This hit the spot tonight and it is so simple. I will never in my life buy any Caesar dressing! Love your site. I would totally make this again, so easy. I halved this recipe and it was delicious. This is also excellent with 2 anchovies if you don’t have paste, and Romano cheese instead if Parm (which is what I had around) and I don’t miss dealing w a raw egg whatsoever! Without a doubt, the very best Caesar dressing I have ever made. I love Caesar dressing and this recipe is amazing and tastes as good as any I have had in any good restaurant. Been using this recipe for years, it’s my best go to. It’s so easy to make and the flavor is far better than any bottle could pack in. this is a terrific recipe, It is beating my favorite R…’s dressing. I don’t like anchovies but I had the paste and used it-not bad!! Ingredients 1 garlic clove minced 1 cup sour cream full fat 1/4 cup parmesan grated 1 tsp Worcestershire 1.5 tsp … I just made this for a panko crusted calamari topped caesar salad and the dressing was fabulous!! Do you have suggestions for thinning it out? this glop is nothing like a real Caesar salad dressing. And thank goodness. Thank you, Jenn! And I like the fact that it’s homemade using fresh ingredients without having all the store bought inferior ingredients, which are just not healthy for you. Hi Linda, I’ve never tried Hellmann’s light so I can’t say for sure, but I think this recipe would be best with regular mayo. See this recipe for some easy croutons. Is there a way to modify using flat filet anchovies packed in oil? The ABSOLUTE best Ceasar dressing on EARTH! I’ll never buy the bottled stuff anymore! Only in the Midwest would a dressing like this be anything other then a joke. This is a delicious dressing! The best Caesar dressing we’ve made and better than most restaurants! After about a week, the oil started to separate, but I was able to whisk it back together. Now I know! Have made it several times and most recently I substituted roasted garlic for the fresh and a must try. However it just doesn't come close enough to a real caesar salad dressing to be a viable compromise for me. Excellent, thank you! My household loves them and always keeps them on hand for pizzas on the smoker-griller. where to buy. My family is loves it. Could those be made into a paste? A bed of crispy romaine lettuce is topped with a creamy homemade Caesar dressing, toasted garlic bread croutons, shaved Parmesan cheese and tender, juicy chicken. This was absolutely delicious! I needed a quick recipe for my salad….this was delicious! Delicious! Click below to explore some of our favorites. Thanks so much . If I couldn’t find anchovy paste and have a can of anchovies instead, how many anchovies would you say is the equivalent to 1/4 teaspon of paste? Hey, did you know you can grow your own windowsill romaine? It tasted far too much like mayo for me which is not how a Caesar dressing should taste. Don’t be lazy and find a real recipe for Caesar dressing, you can even use a food processor or immersion blender to make the process easier. Wonderful flavor! I add olive oil to thin it and a little hot sauce for some zip! I am serving this Caesar salad and Once Upon a Chef’s grilled chicken to guests tomorrow night! I also used Pecorino cheese to give it an extra sharp bite. Hi Scott, You could add soy sauce instead of the Worcestershire. I could not find anchovy paste so I just bought anchovies in oil and made a paste myself! I have missed Panera’s Caesar salad since going vegan and this salad dressing help me hit a spot. Hi Roy, Readers love this recipe for ribs and the meat really does fall off the bone! . I had to tweak it to cut down on the thickness of the dressing. Sorry Angielin I wish I could have given it a better review. Read More It was delicious. Easy to make and delicious. We have it every week now. This recipe is my wife and I’s go to for Caesar dressing. Relatively simple recipe for an excellent Caesar. To make a great Caesar Salad, you’ll need a great dressing. I like it because it doesn’t have raw eggs in it. You can say that homemade mayo improves the taste without being insulting about it. Pasteurized eggs still have the consistency of raw eggs but they are safe to eat. I whisked in a lil extra virgin olive oil at end to thin the dressing out a lil bit but that’s just my liking. It’s quick, easy and a friend and family favorite which is always requested. Thanks in advance! Easy & Tasty — winning combination! Too much mayo. Cathy. So far I have given this recipe to a few friends who also enjoy homemade salad dressings, and it’s been a big “Hit” with them too. This is the one! I’ve lived abroad about 7 years now, and got married couple years ago. If not, find a recipe that uses far less than a full cup. I’ll never buy bottled Caesar dressing again. So good! It comes amazing. Keeps well in fridge. So far thanks for a good recipe website! Serves 5 as an entree with grilled chicken, beef, or shrimp. Really simple but awesomely tasty. I’m so happy that I stumbled on your site a while ago. I make this regularly for my family. This was the first recipe I made from your site and I was hooked after that! Thanks for all your great recipes. Delicious dressing! I can highly recommend Jenn’s recipe for this dressing to anyone. Leftover dressing refrigerates very well. Hi Quinn, It keeps well for about a week. Perfect. My husband and I love it as well. Thank you for this great recipe! These are all the flavors that I LONG for with caesar dressing! Hi Kim, If you want to use Greek yogurt, I’d suggest replacing only half of the mayo with it. I follow it as written, but add a dash of hot sauce (I use Frank’s because it isn’t as strong as Tabasco). Hi Barb, The dressing is a little on the thicker side. This dressing is better than any that I have ever bought!! So rude! Go to caesar salad dressing recipe! This is an absolutely kick ass dressing!!! Kids love it, adults love it, my friend just asked me for the recipe and so has my mother-in-law. Still better than any store bought though, it has a real “power punch” of intense flavor. Has anyone made this without the anchovies? What is the best way to make fall off the bone pork ribs. I made it 2 separate occasions, the first time following your recipe exactly, even using the brand Dijon mustard you recommend, and it is AMAZING!!! Best dressing ever. I love this. I might add a touch more anchovy paste or Worcestershire, but the key I have always found is making sure I use that freshly squeezed lemon! It’s also easy to modify if you have a guest with special tastes or needs. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe, it has been a savior. I just made your “homemade caesar salad dressing”, and I am just amazed at how wonderful this tastes. This dressing is so wonderful, the best I have ever had. Thanks for a great recipe!! The mayo completly replaces the need for those and tastes even better. I was skeptical because this didn’t see like a classic recipe for dressing, but I made it last night for a dinner party and it was FABULOUSLY delicious. Where is the recipe please thank you Susan. Cordially, Pati. I cant wait, Thank you so much for such!!!! 2. Hi Jo, I’m not familiar with and have never used Japanese mayo, so I can’t say for sure. I didn’t have anchovy paste so I chopped up 4 anchovies. Excellent recipe! would that have made a difference in how tart the dressing came out? When I make this, I actually double most of the ingredients other than the mayo (lemon juice, anchovies, seasonings, and garlic) because I like the dressing to be really flavorful. I’m frequently asked to bring it to parties. How long will this keep in fridge? It gets the kids really interested in salad! When I made this dressing I was amazed of the outcome – and it really was simple and fast. It has become a weekly ritual in my home in having it available since we’re salad loving people. This was the best cesar dressing my husband and I ever had! I made my own croutons by making them out of “fried bread” (bread and just enough of good quality olive oil; popped this into a frying pan – 5 minutes later – the best). One word describes it: AMAZING!! I also added a couple of teaspoons of red wine vinegar. Who are all these 5 star reviews??? Absolutely love this recipe! Caesar is the gateway salad. I really enjoyed it and was so easy to do. Creamy Caesar Dressing Aug 18, 2008. Everyone loves this dressing and I make sure we’re never without it in the fridge! It adds so much depth and it is not fishy at all. I’m a busy mom of 3 and full time worker, so this is simple, fast and delicious. Jump to Recipe Pin Recipe Print Recipe. Now I may have to experiment with the romaine to see if I have enough for my crowd. Made this and it was very tasty! excellent pasta salad! I will remember that moment forever. I have seen your response to use a little milk, or lemon juice or olive oil. Print Pin Rate. There is one restaurant in my area that gets the dressing absolutely perfect, with the right zip, the right spice. Really good! Wow! I’ve made it multiple times. It’s amazing and delicious. Thank you Jenn!!!! Creamy Lemon Caesar Dressing. You did the right thing by adding some milk. This is a seriously good recipe. My husband loves Caeser salad, and I have tried so many recipes for the right dressing. You may notice that I do not add salt to this creamy … I MADE THIS DRESSING FOR A PARTY AND DOUBLED THE RECIPIE IT WS TOO SALTY SO I REMADE IT . I will never use another one. This is a keeper! Exactly what I was looking for in a Caesar Dressing! The grapeseed version is the only version of Veganaisse that I can tolerate, BUT, I am not a vegan. Challenging her integrity?? I didn’t alter the recipe at all, I only eyeballed the measurements other than the mayo. Ever since I found this recipe I have never bought pre-made Caesar salad kits since. Thank you for posting it! I am so glad I stumbled upon your website and this recipe is a keeper. I will never buy ceasars dressing in a bottle again! I rarely buy bottled salad dressing. Thanks! I substituted the mayo for vegenaise and my husband could not tell the difference. Glad to hear the dressing was well received at the luncheon and that you have a new recipe to use at home with your family! The second time I used 1/2 the parmesan and lemon juice and doubled all the rest of the ingredients except the mayo and salt. I’d probably just increase the Dijon and Parmesan a bit to add flavor. I’ve added ths site to my go to quick but good meals! Put the anchovies in a mortar and pesto to mash them completely. I made this recipe for the first time on Christmas Eve and brought it to our big Italian Family dinner. You failed to misspell “caesar,” although it was a nice touch to fail to capitalize the first word of the first sentence in your post. That is the easiest most delicious recipe for salad dressing I have ever made. People need to rate a recipe for what it is. My husband (who typically skips the salad) gobbled it up and loved it. Normally, I love recipes from this site. When leaving our sons house my granddaughter said: Nana can you make me a whole bunch of that dressing? I used to make a similar one a little more from scratch but then I’d get lazy and then of course there is the egg thing… This is so easy and my husband begs for it, it’s so good. Not sure how many you’ll need; you’ll have to mash them up and measure the same amount as called for in the recipe. That works well. My granddaughter is 13 and enjoys making this dressing ! Oh my goodness! I’d love to hear how it turns out with this tweak! Thanks for this fantastic recipe. and wanted to stop buying processed dressings. Made it perfect tasting. Anchovies paste not available in our small town. I love thos recipe! With eggs! I didn’t have any anchovies though, so didnt need them, Absolutely delicious and super easy to follow!!!! This easy creamy Caesar salad dressing comes together fast, and you don't need any fancy ingredients or special tools to make it. Just made this tonight, it is my favorite thing I’ve made in awhile! It was probably the BEST caesar dressing I have ever had. This is my go to recipe for Caesar salad dressing. Easy! Hello. Definitely a keeper recipe. So tasty! I can a can of anchovy filets so I used a mortar and pestle to pound that up with the gloves of garlic. I make it with avocado oil mayo and will try others’ suggestions for thinning it out a bit. This was so easy and flavorful. I had tried a couple of others, but wasn’t satisfied. I’ve been on the lookout for the perfect caesar dressing for a while now and I was so glad to find this one! It’s wonderful! Tastes better than Mayo, really. If you don’t like them, just leave that ingredient out, but it does add a depth of flavor that I love. Ps for Kale caesar, just wash the kale and cut or tear into smaller pieces. Thanks. I use the 1cup of mayo…not adding more. Hi Amy, I suggest starting out with 2 (but if you want more anchovy flavor, feel free to add more)! Those of you thinking you are avoiding it, are not. Can there be room for more than one great car, house, pair of shoes, and even Caesar salad dressing? It’s the creamy caesar that adds a bold and rich flavor to the salad. I made this and everyone at the dinner table commented on how good it was. And yes, it’s incredibly odd you would ever try a different recipe than yours if you already think yours is best. I was very disappointed. I have to stop eating it otherwise I won’t have enough for tomorrow! Yes, I think 2 sounds about right. I don’t have a classic Greek salad on the site but try this salad with feta. I added a little more lemon, just my own personal preference. Either way, I think it’s a winner. — Gail in Oro Valley, AZ on November 4, 2020, — Jacqueline in Chicago Burbs on May 21, 2020, — Real Caesar Dressing Lover on February 6, 2020, — Kevin Shaughnessy Thompson on June 21, 2020, — Maureen H. Bradenton, FL on October 5, 2019, — Christine Maciejewski on September 1, 2019. And last night I. Loved the recipe. YUM! So happy I found this recipe! I used 1/3 cup of mayonnaise and 1/3 cup of olive oil, thus reducing the “fat” by 1/3 cup. Have made this 3 times now and it is the best tasting cesar dressing I have ever eaten. Easy to make and clear direction and nicely tangy! I also added a whole lemon’s worth of juice (probably 4-5 tablespoons) to thin it a bit and just because I love lemon and had the other half of the unused lemon sitting out. This is an excellent dressing recipe. I make a “classic” Caesar for the adults in my household, but scrambled to look for a kid-friendly version without raw egg when my bottle of Newman’s ran out. . Five Stars ***** Absolutely fantastic Caesar Salad Dressing! I love your creamy Caesar dressing. Always thought Caesar dressing was too difficult. I use plain Greek yogurt instead of the mayo, and thin with a little water to get the consistency I like. I prefer my dressing a little thinner so I added buttermilk until it was the consistency I like. The first time I made this, I was in a hurry to get to a potluck, so I had to work with what was in the pantry. Thank you! Its their ding ding crispy chicken sandwich. Enough integrity? Everyone loved it! I also use it on chicken and roast beef as well as a dipping sauce for veggies. It’s a keeper! I’m generally not a mayo fan but I’m not a raw egg fan even more. I’ll never buy ceasar dressing again. I Absolutely loved this dressing! I absolutely love the dressing as is, however my husband thinks it’s a little too thick. Recipes often come out either more like a vinaigrette, not parmesan-y enough or just bland. This is now my go-to Caesar salad for life. So so so delicious. Delicious! My mother and I were surprised with how well it came out. Love it is so rich. Excellent Caesar salad dressing from scratch! My in-laws liked it so much, they used the recipe to host a dinner party! I don’t need to buy store bought again. I kept going and feel dumb/wasteful for following through. But then I found this recipe!! After reading the reviews, I really thought I could make this work without it tasting too much of mayo. The dressing should not be too pourable; it should be on the thicker side so that it clings to the leaves once tossed. PRINT RECIPE PRINT RECIPE WITH PICTURE 2 T lemon juice, bottled or fresh 2 T vinegar 3 cloves garlic 1/4 t pepper, freshly cracked 1/4 t salt 1/2 C mayonnaise (I used Best Foods Light) 1/4 C Parmesan cheese, grated 2 T buttermilk (or milk) 1 T sour cream 1/2 C canola oil. Will buy the paste when I go to the store to have on hand for next time. I don’t think I’ll ever buy store bought Caesar again!!! So delicious and so easy! Highly recommend it. I don’t like anything fishy and this process does the trick. Thanks for this wonderful recipe. But I do double the garlic….. It made 3-4 teaspoons, so I removed the excess and froze it for next time, then added the garlic and minced that in the processor with the lemon juice, then added the other ingredients and pulsed it a few times to mix. This dressing is gluten-free if you use … Awww . And I didn’t use anchovies as I don’t like them and still tasted great! Is there a way to thin it just a bit without changing the awesome flavor? So much better than any restaurant or store bought dressing, so many want to put vinegar in and that just doesn’t taste right. I have made a similar recipe with sour cream but this time I went with all mayonnaise. This Caesar dressing is so popular in my family that I have to triple the recipe to make it last a couple days. Honestly it works even if you don’t use the anchovie paste! This is the best dressing ever! This Creamy Caesar Salad Dressing without anchovies is simply the best! Wow! Thank you. Hubby had two servings of salad and that says a lot. I think the thing that I love the most is not one component overtakes another. I discovered your soup croutons (done in the oven with butter) and they are amazing but a bit too crunchy for this (though perfect for soup). My teenage grandson loves Caesar salad and I wanted him to try a homemade one. Excellent! I follow your recipe for “perfectly grilled chicken breasts with lemon, garlic, and herbs” and slice those thin to put on the salad. Added lovely color and a bit less fat. Enjoy! Hi Don, Unfortunately, there’s no way to thin it out without changing the taste. This Caesar dressing is my next project. This caesar salad dressing recipe saved the day, thx! I appreciate your additional input concerning the portions to allow for a large group. Just made this and omg sooooo good! Delicious. Family loved it to! My wife loves the dressing so much that we’ve taken to using it on baby Kale, since that “traps” even more dressing in the nooks and crannies and the firm texture stands up to my wife’s “wet” amount of dressing. Thank you for sharing it. I love this recipe! This recipe was perfection. It’s going to be YUM. Also in place of the Parmigiano-Reggiano, I use my home blend that I’ve used on pasta dishes for years, which is an equal parts Asiago-Romano-Parmesan blend. So I made this recipe without the anchovy paste, used fresh lime juice instead of lemon, liquid aminos instead of Worcestershire sauce and honey mustard instead of dijon and used parmesan cheese. Hands down the best Cesar dressing recipe: when taking into account the ease of prep, the few dishes and processes involved there are no significant gains made from doing it any other way. Creamy homemade caesar salad dressing loaded with parmesan, garlic and lemony freshness. Amazing! How would some buttermilk taste in it to thin it down?? So easy and delicious! I now make a better caesar salad than my favorite restaurant to order it…with my homemade croutons. I made this today. My best friends husband asked me to make a Caesar salad for her 50th Surprise Bday party. 8 Popcorn Makers That Make Movie Night Even Better. Added about 2 T of 1/2 & 1/2 to thin it a bit. Making again for a dinner party of 15 I’m hosting this weekend. You might like it! Hi Karen, glad you all like this recipe! There’s a sticker on the box of my anchovy paste that says “keep refrigerated”. For other salads, my favorites are Romaine, arugula, and baby spinach I like them on their own or combined together. . I’ve been using this recipe for years! On weight watchers so instead of 1 cup mayo, I used 1/2 cup 0% Fage yogurt and 1/2 cup mayo. I made this Caesar dressing yesterday without the anchovy and it still tasted delicious. This dressing was easy to make and DELICIOUS! What a fantastic recipe. LOVE LOVE LOVE your Caesar salad dressing method- I have searched for years for an easier way to make it and this is perfect every time- GENIUS using mayo (which DUH is made of oil and eggs!) This sounds like A great recipe! It’s always in my fridge now. When I saw this I was leary of the anchovy paste but I’m so glad I tried it. Only difference I used real anchovies, as I didn’t have the paste. I thought this dressing was pretty good…a little thick for my preference but still tasted very goodl. Plus, it’s healthy, dairy free and paleo friendly so you can enjoy it whenever you want. Maybe two bags, (two heads?) Caesar Salad is my favorite and this recipe is an instant favorite. I will never buy caesar dressing again. This recipe just got me promoted from busboy to executive Chef !…amazing recipe ..thank you Jen !…plus its the first time i have eaten a salad in over 30 years. No more store bought for me, as I always have the ingredients needed in my pantry. Hope that helps! Here’s a link that has a few suggestions: I use a small amount of water to thin it a little. may I substitute or would it ruin the recipe. This will be your go to Caesar salad dressing! Now I’ll look forward to the kale. I used 3 anchovies as we have them in the fridge. Thanks, Jenn, for this incredibly tasty recipe/blog! I do use real anchovies and pretty much make them into a paste, also I add extra! (although the flavors a blend beautifully and the anchovy does not stand out) Told him the sweet story about your kids taking out the ingredients so you would make the dressing. First time I’ve ever made Caesar Dressing on my own – and your recipe was amazing! You all do realize that mayonnaise has raw eggs in it I hope. If you like the taste of mayo in your dressing then proceed on! Boom this is way to quick easy and tastes like classic Caesar to me. Thanks so much for this! I have reduced it by half, even a quarter for small salads. Loved it – made it today for the first time – easy and delicious. didn’t have garlic (used garlic powder), only had vegenaisse, then forgot to put the parmesan in…”This is delicious!” is what I got back from the wife! Will try them soon though. I didn’t have any anchovy paste so I just used an anchovy fillet from a tin, chopped up small. I’m so grateful to Jenn for pulling this recipe together for us commoners who are unable to frequent 5 star restaurants. Makes perfect sense. One of the best ceasar dressing I have had. Excellent! I ~double the Dijon and Anchovy paste and add a bit of Tabasco. I love this recipes but I do it with 1/2 the mayo. Better than restaurant quality. Can you send the link? My wife is very grateful, and tonight we will do a filet mignon steak caesar salad, where the dressing will be the star. Delicious! Delicious and saves us from spending lots more for take out. Best recipe out there. Although I had tried multiple recipes for Caesar dressing over the decades, they were either not quite right or took too much work for very little payoff. I never leave reviews because I am frankly just too lazy. Decided to google a dressing recipe while at the store. Try it you won’t regret it. Glad this works for so many, but I’ll be sticking with the previous caesar dressing recipe I had been using. Vanita I, I definitely like Romaine for my Caesar salads. Mmmmm. When you review a recipe with changes, you’re not reviewing the recipe but your changes! Me and my son went on tasting it and forgot to leave any for the salad I could not find anchovy or dijon mustard. it was a hit! Yummmmm. The first time I followed the recipe exactly, except I used a low-fat olive oil mayonnaise (Kraft). I’ve made this many, many times and the recipe is perfect – everybody loves it! This is my third time making this recipe within one month because it’s quick and not fussy. Hope that helps and that you enjoy! I could have eaten it with a spoon! Followed directions exactly as written, just adding all the lemon juice, probably closer to 3 tbsp. I love it so much I started making it. A cook book essential, this dressing is sure to light up your taste buds! I didn’t find it too salty at all. This is the BEST recipe for Caesar salad. Another easy, delicious homemade dressing to add to our favorites. Delicious recipe! A hint of anchovy and specially selected spices add spark to this impressive version of classic Caesar. Home / Food / Dressing / Creamy Caesar Dressing. I will never buy caesar dressing again – it is super easy to make! I loved the idea that the mayo takes place of araw egg and oil.Thanks great recipe. I found this recipe recently and agree with all the 5* reviews. One large head (not heart) of romaine equals about 10 cups of torn lettuce, which should serve 4-5, which means you would need about 10 heads for 50 people. I plan to make this this w^e for 9 guests. I made this last minute. This was fantastic and so easy to make. Could you give me the nutritional values if I use Helmann’s low fat Mayo. Definitely best with them! Did I mention that it’s super easy? He said it’s the best dressing he has ever tasted. I was not at all a fan of the kitchen. I also love the picture of ingredients. I was just wondering why raw eggs would be a health concern to small kids but Hellmann’s Mayo which is full of GMO’s is a safe substitute? I have to tell you, I ADORE Caesar salad but I am a Caesar snob. Now I keep all the ingredients on hand and it’s a nice “go to” dinner recipe. The more mayo added, the more creamy and less bite the dressing will have. It turned out delicious but, very salty, and I love salt. How long can it keep In the fridge for? It can hardly be too garlicky, can it?!? Cannot believe I’ve never made Caesar dressing – anchovy intimidation I guess. Super easy to make – I tossed everything into my KitchenAid mixer and whipped it up. Love this recipe. Caesar Dressing (kind of like Ranch Dressing) is hard to nail at home. (And he almost never eats salads), so thank you for sharing your recipe. I will never purchase another bottled Caesar dressing again!!! Hi Jenn, I love this recipe. I tasted it before I added any salt at the end and it didn’t need it. After years of making egg and olive oil Caesar, my wife happened to ask for a creamier dressing. Then I needed another dash of Worcestershire. Not to mention my very picky teenage daughters could not get enough of this dressing. The best ever Caesar salad dressing recipe! Made this tonight with homemade croutons. Go to reviews. It’s not even safe reading reviews for salad dressing recipes these days. Could you tell me how I can make the recipe using real anchovies instead of anchovy paste? Just curious, can you add the ingredients to the blender instead of whisking? Made my whole life smile! I’ve made this several times now and we absolutely love it. Thanks. Will be my go to ceaser from now on, may add a little less anchovy paste next time and a touch more Worcestershire. You will be pleasantly surprised! Thank you!!! That said, a few readers have commented that they’ve omitted it and have still been happy with the results. Try it out on her Surf 'n' Turf Caesar Salad. And no, Hellmann’s does not taste like mayo. I have a hard time accepting anyone being a “Classic Educated Chef” would not recommend this. Made this last night. Store-bought varieties may have other additives and sugars to help preserve them, which is why it typically lasts longer than homemade dressings. Most decent people say thank you when someone makes them dinner – not ignore you for 30 mins because they disliked something. If it’s too tangy, too sweet, too blah, I won’t order it. A classic caesar salad with rich & creamy dressing used to be one of my absolute faves. Amazing – even the fussiest eater said it was his favorite salad ever! (they do everything GREAT). made it tonight loosely followed used whole jar of flat Anchovies and about 5 colves of garlic. My wife and I truly loved this recipe, it’s our new “go to” solution. Make the mayo yourself. I love that this recipe uses mayonnaise. Keeping a jar in the frig for whenever I need a good salad. Excellent! I’ve tried many, even pioneer woman, and this one blows them out of the water. Recipe yields 1 1/2 cups dressing. Thanks . You can skip the anchovy paste, but I wouldn’t recommend it. Thanks . I grilled the lettuce too. This has become my go to recipe for Caesar salad dressing! We taste tested it vs. store bought with our very picky 8 year old and hands down he loved the homemade. If I want it a little thinner I reduce the mayo and add a bit of olive oil. Don’t use anchovy paste. I like the creamy cesar, not the egg and oil based ones. I’m excited to try the recipe; thank you. She kept asking whats the special occasion? Thank you for the recipe. Yes, it’s the garlic! I sliced baguettes ,topped them off with mozzarella and toasted one side only (bottom still soft while top is browned). Yes, I did try it out before serving it to my guests, I liked it too. Just be careful to add a little at a time. Thanks for a great recipe! Was thinking you might like this sandwich: We re-created from restaurant in Napa – well Yountville, called: R&D Kitchen. It’s fine to share/link. Everyone raves about this recipe! This is enticing! Love it! I love it and am adding it to my recipe collection and never buying store bought again. Wonderful recipe, as are all of Jenn’s. So delicious! Print ; Next Recipe . Smooth, tangy, and speaking its own love language of Parmesan, black pepper, and garlic, Creamy Caesar Dressing simply cannot be beaten. A couple fresh cloves of garlic in softened butter broil and adds little Parmesan cheese to the top right at the end of baking. Suddenly everyone wants salads or chicken Caesar wraps every day for lunch & dinner! Now I’m using anchovy paste too and it’s just as delicious! So easy to make and delicious. Commercial mayonnaise is made with pasteurized eggs — the eggs are heated in a water bath to destroy all bacteria and viruses. Such an easy and different dinner idea for us five who get tired of eating the same old foods. Incredible taste profile & balance. It’s our go-to recipe, great with my homemade g-free croutons! I’d serve this to my dinner guest proudly. I put the dressing over romaine, tomato, red onion, and bacon crumbles. This is my first time to comment to any recipes online and I just couldn’t help but leave a comment. By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen. Great dressing. Only change I made was I used whole anchovies as I could not find the paste. Well for all of you Caesar … Meanwhile, you might try this recipe from Serious Eats (Kenji’s recipes are always great): This recipe is a real keeper. Hope that helps! Used Italian Grana Padano instead. – large lemon – and it is perfect! Many thanks. What according to you Jen is a good combination of salad leaves in a leafy salad… Like your Italian salad? I also accidentally added extra dijon mustard–still tasted fabulous. Every time I serve it, I get recipe requests. A couple years ago, some friends were over for dinner and I served Caesar salad with commercial salad dressing to which I added garlic and lemon juice. Unfortunately, I don’t think it will freeze well (but so glad you like it)! I did not have the anchovie paste on hand, and the dressing was just wonderful. It needs to be healthy, of course, but also has to really taste great. Thanks! Thank you for sharing. Everyone fights over the leftovers. This is a great dressing recipe! He loves this dressing! This is the best caesar dressing recipe I have ever come across. No blender, no food processor. Thank you. It was just a bit thicker than I wished, so I added 1 T oat milk to my half batch (that’s 2 T to the original recipe). . This was soooo good and so easy to make. This recipe is utterly fantastic! Hello Jennifer, your caesar recipe is really nice. I loved the recipe! It’s frequently requested for family gatherings. You were kind to share this, thanks again for adding to a delightful dinner tonight. My store was out of anchovy paste, so I bought Cento anchovies and mashed (almost) the whole can into the recipe. Would it be okay if I linked to you in my blog? Thank you sooooo much! Beautiful! I wasn’t sure how this would alter the taste or texture of the recipe but it is absolutely amazing, I can finally enjoy caesar salad again! I made my own anchovy paste by draining the olive oil out of a can of anchovies packed in olive oil, then putting the anchovies in a food processor until it was paste. It deserves a 7 out of 5. This is the one! If you don’t have anchovies on hand, a good couple dashes of Worcestershire will also work. I will never get store bought again. Ate salad every day last week just to have this! I diluted it to the consistency we like with a little water. Love it!!! This is a great find and will remain in my recipe box forever. I follow the recipe directions exactly, but omit the salt because we feel there is enough in the anchovy paste and cheese for our tastes. They aren’t kidding about it taking 2 minutes. My daughter absolutely loves caesar salad, so would love to try this…but not sure I can bring myself to use anchovies, lol. If you make such a great dressing of your own why bother with any other? Just like our favourite Caesar salad served at the restaurant. I like to get a little zing in the old gullet, and the dressing is perfect. I did it all in a blender. 1 Combine garlic, lemon juice, mustard and Worcestershire sauce in medium bowl. Why even bother writing that?! Easy and quick to make. My boys love love it!!! Wonderful recipe – realized as I was serving it that I had forgotten the anchovy paste! Delicious! Hi Fran, Mine is thick too (I dressed the salad in the photo very sparingly, otherwise it would look unappetizing). 1 lemon; 3/4 tsp (4 mL) Dijon mustard; 3/4 tsp (4 mL) Worcestershire sauce; 1 large garlic clove, pressed; 1/2 tsp (2 mL) coarsely ground black pepper; 1/4 cup (50 mL) mayonnaise; 1/2 cup (125 mL) vegetable oil or olive oil; 1/4 cup (1 oz/50 mL) grated fresh Parmesan cheese ; Directions. I followed it exactly and it’s thick like a heavy yogurt. I had an invitation to a prime rib dinner. Hi Janette, There’s really no substitute for anchovy paste — you can just leave it out. I have received many compliments for it, from both adults and kids. I made this for last evening’s salad and it is delicious!!! I literally wrote WOW and underlined it on the recipe card! In fact, I try to use organic whenever possible. … The health nuts will be amazed by a great salad – don’t substitute. Never buying a caeser dressing again. Every year we get lots and lots of Kale, so I decided to made kale Caesar salad and this dressing just made it the best Caesar salad I’ve ever had. Thank you! Love this recipe! Laura. This recipe is fantastic. Caesar. Fantastic recipe! Way better than a lot of restaurants. It is awesome, easy, and delicious. What if we all went around saying beef cow or pig pork. I made it without the anchovy paste (only because it wasn’t available at my local grocery store) and it still turned out great. I got so tired of paying $4 for a little bottle of refrigerated ceasar salad dressing. I just made this, except I didn’t have any anchovy paste, but I did have a can of anchovies, so I drained and minced them. Hope that helps . What if it taste too salty and doesn’t taste anchovy enough how to correct. Thank you. I had a recipe that used anchovy fillets and raw egg, which tasted great but it would gross me out to see the egg in my salad and I would end up wasting the unused anchovy. I’ve made this recipe several times. Lori. The parm and anchovy makes the dressing plenty salty for my taste so I leave out the added salt. , I’ve never written a recipe review before but HAD TO for this one!!! Hi Jill, The dressing is the perfect with plain ol’ romaine. By far the best Caesar dressing! Awesome, will never buy store bought again!! As you might guess, I am a fan of strong flavors! It’s easy and perfect. Hi Wendy, Glad you like it! It was better than any Caesar salad we ever got in a restaurant! My whole family went crazy for it. I had all ingredients on hand and did not have to go back to the store Saved the page on my phone for future reference. Taste and adjust to your liking. I bought some Kraft Caesar dressing to make Chicken Caesar wraps for my finicky son. I took it to a party and everyone went crazy over it. I have always been a little afraid of anchovy paste but I’m so glad I went outside of my comfort zone. Two things, any recipe that says ” hold your nose and put it in” speaking of anchovy paste, has no place in the culinary road. I use Roland brand and believe me, I struggled this morning to get it out of the tube. I will not be buying any caesar dressing from the store again, this is the absolute best I have ever tasted. It was delicious! It was quick, easy and yielded delicious results. SO simple, and the taste is over the top delicious! I’ll never use another recipe. My friends and I all love Caesar salad at the best of times. It was still absolutely wonderful! I’m frustrated that I bothered looking this up when my homemade dressing blows this out of the water! Omg. I thought the dressing tasted exactly how it does at a restaurant. I couldn’t get over how tasty it was and my husband was so impressed. Superb, and no worries about having to use uncooked egg. I made it last night to add a salad option to our BBQ. Really, really good. Recipe Gallery is an AWESOME app! Thank you for sharing! Thank goodness I only made a half portion. Still yummy, especially topped with more freshly grated cheese and pepper. Everyone absolutely loved it and we have had a lot of Caesar salads over the years Thank you. I made it exactly as written, and my husband said it was just like Ruth’s Chris, which makes his favorite Caesar salad of all time. I am making a Caesar Salad for 30 this Saturday, for my Husband’s “Cousins Reunion” . I went back to google and searched and tried others til I found this one. I used 2 large garlic cloves and didn’t find it overpowering. How do you think real mayonnaise is made? Excellent consistency, excellent flavor! Thank you . Thanks Jenn for another terrific recipe ! . If you find it’s too thick for that, you could thin it out with a bit of olive oil and/or a touch more lemon juice. All the 5 star hype was promising. This dressing is absolutely delicious! Love this dressing!! I also used light mayo. Amazing. Hello! My four year old was eating spoonfuls and my 7 year old asks for this all the time too. Added some chopped capers and it was perfect. They are giving themselves a huge pat on the back. I love this recipe, its simple and consistently good. I used the Hellman’s olive oil mayo, and it was great! My son-in-law can’t come for dinner without me making “Jenn’s” dressing! Definitely use fresh Parmesan, it makes a huge difference. I am a purest and usually like to make a dressing like this the old fashioned way with egg and oil. I used to make the egg/oil one, but it always felt like a lot of work. What a fantastic recipe. If you’ve paid attention to my social media this month, you may have noticed the recurring theme of getting back to basics. I’m going to try it with Hellman’s soy-free mayo and hope that the other ingredients make up for the taste difference. Used your recipe, but added 2 TBS red wine vinegar and used a full tin of anchovies. In the recipe, I just substitute the mayonnaise with eggless vegan “mayo”. I love that I didn’t have to deal with anchovy fillets and egg yolks with young women (as guests) that may or may not be pregnant. Thanks for this recipe! I just mixed some together and it’s great. Omg……the best dressing ever. Thank you! I tried this recipe and it’s very good! I have made this twice with anchovy filets and it was a big hit both times. This recipe has ruined all other Caesar dressings fo us. Thank you! I like this version because it’s a bit different with on oil, but I will consider coming up with one that does use oil. Since I used canned anchovies, I omitted the salt, and it’s just right. The dressing was creamy and did not overwhelm the romaine. And I’m guessing you would need to multiply the dressing recipe by 5. You can go like 50-50 this recipe and vinegar and it’s still delicious. Love this dressing. Thank you for sharing this . Really liked this recipe and my dressing came out as a nice thick dollop rather than thin and drippy – which was perfect! I made this last week, to rave reviews. Blend until smooth. Add some grilled chicken for a complete meal. Thanks again. Delicious! If you’re not sure, just make the recipe as stated, then taste it. Really? Hard to beat this recipe…the picture of our salad (unlike yours) is swimming in this luscious dressing! thank you Wendy. This is an amazing dressing! The kids love it, my picky husband loves it, and it is the easiest dressing to whip up! Hi! Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Excellent Dressing. I will definitely make this again and again. This will be my only recipe for Caesar dressing from now on. After years of trying many recipes for Caesar Dressing, this is my go-to. Thank you for creating and sharing this, Jenn! This will be my goo-to for Caesar dressing going forward. This is spot on for taste and really quick to make. I added extra garlic and doubled the anchovy paste and lemon. Hope you enjoy! Hi Ellen, It really depends on what you have in the cup (a cup is a measure of volume, while a gram is a measure of mass). Made as instructed aftertaste was SOOO mayoey. Anchovy paste need not be refrigerated before cracking the seal. Great recipe and very tasty. However the past several weeks I’ve been cooking at least 2 of your recipes a week and you have brought a whole new meaning to cooking for my family! I used whole anchovies, mashed, and garlic powder because I ran out of fresh. Jenn, why can’t it last longer in the fridge as all the ingredients are fridge friendly? How many filets would you use in lieu of anchovy paste? Now I have to rewrite this new family recipe, promise to give you all the credit! Love your website and cookbook! This recipe is definitely a good starting point for many who wish to create a good Caesar dressing. Thank you! I quickly skimmed through some of your other recipes posted here and look forward to trying them out. So he uses your dressing to recreate his favorite dish. You can thin it with some water. Just trying to lighten things up a bit. Since I stumbled on it I think I have made it 4 or 5 times in the past few weeks. I can’t believe it! Tried so many over the years and this is the 100% winner!! Oh, we SO disagree. I am not feeling anchovies these days so I just add extra Worcestershire since it has anchovy in it as well. By the way, I make your recipe at least once a week! I am sure that I will be using this recipe often! I think is has a great flavor and will definitely make it again. easy and fantastic tast. Will freezing compromise the mayo? The taste is pretty good but like another reviewer said, the taste of mayo is very pronounced (and I only used 3/4 of a cup because I ran out). Omitted the anchovy paste and added extra garlic. Hi Jennifer, Thanks for your recipe! I used the Olive Oil Mayo and it was great. We tried this recipe as we do have alot of caesar salads!! What about leftovers? You can control the thickness with milk/cream/olive oil. The extra anchovies, we chopped up and added to the salad. I read many reviews and then made 3 adjustments. This is a delicious dressing. i would give it 5+ stars if i could. I have to say I am an avid home cook, I generally don’t use recipes because I have spent my life cooking but I want to say I found your website looking for homemade buttermilk ranch. The best caesar dressing we’ve tasted! Without question it was a GREAT addition to the meal. To extract the maximum amount of juice out of my lemons, I always squeeze them twice with a citrus juicer. I have made this many times and it is so very wonderful. Made your Caesar dressing recipe tonight! The anchovy paste is a great way to fool the kids (and my wife the first couple of times) that there’s no fish in there… Just gotta be a little stealthy with it…;), It’s my daughter’s favorite meal now… She actually asked me to make it for her birthday dinner….