caesar salad

Caesar salad dressing

caesar salad
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5 from 2 votes

Caesar salad dressing

This is my husband's favorite salad dressing. I perfected the recipe over time to replicate an unforgettable table-side prepared dressing we had enjoyed years ago in a restaurant.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad, Sauce / Dip / Dressing
Cuisine: American
Keyword: anchovies, garlic, gluten-free, lemon juice, mayonnaise
Servings: 12
Author: Veronique Eichler

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Drain the anchovies and chop them coarsely.
  • With the back of your knife, mash together on your cutting board the anchovies, minced garlic and salt, until you get a nice paste.
  • Place in a medium bowl, add mustard mayonnaise, lemon juice, vinegar, Parmesan, Worcestershire, and pepper. Whisk together until well blended. Taste and adjust seasoning to your taste if needed.
  • Refrigerate until use (it tastes better after it has rested a bit and the flavors have blended together).
  • Will keep a few days in the refrigerator.

Notes

If you have time to make your own mayonnaise, it is even better. However, if you are afraid of raw eggs or short on time, I find that Hellman’s olive oil mayonnaise is a pretty good substitution for home-made mayonnaise.
To serve, toss with fresh romaine lettuce, top with croutons (if you like them, I personally skip them…), extra anchovies (I do like these and don’t skip them), and shaved Parmesan.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Caesar salad dressing
Amount per Serving
Calories
135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
 
13
g
20
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Cholesterol
 
15
mg
5
%
Sodium
 
432
mg
19
%
Total Carbohydrate
 
1
g
0
%
Total Sugars
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
4
g
8
%
Vitamin A
 
65
IU
1
%
Vitamin C
 
2
mg
2
%
Calcium
 
96
mg
10
%
Iron
 
0.3
mg
2
%
Potassium
 
41
mg
1
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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