Homemade Creamy Caesar Dressing beats any store bought salad dressing and is so easy to make! This Caesar salad dressing recipe will definitely turn you into a salad lover!
Want a delicious way to use this Caesar dressing besides salad? Use it to make my Caesar Chicken Salad Bruschetta!
Homemade Salad Dressing Tastes Better Than Store Bought Dressing
So, we’re not opposed to buying products from the store, obviously.
We buy tons of store bought everything. I mean, this is modern times people, I don’t have time to whip up everything we eat from scratch.
But salad dressing is just one of those things that we do always make homemade. Our standard salad dressing that the boys eat almost every night isn’t even mixed together, they just add olive oil, balsamic vinegar and a few seasonings to their salad and toss it together in their bowls.
The only standard store bought dressing we buy is a bottle of Ranch that we keep in the refrigerator for dipping. Because homemade salad dressing just tastes SO much better than anything from a bottle.
Trust me on this one.
How To Make Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing
Well, friends, it couldn’t be easier. Which is another reason why you should just make your dressing yourself. For this Homemade Creamy Caesar Dressing all you have to do is add all the ingredients to a blender.
That’s all. And if you don’t want to break out your blender? All good there too. Whisking this salad dressing together in a bowl will work too.
What Makes This Caesar Dressing So Good?
Just a few simple ingredients is all you need to make this recipe, with one ingredient that we think kicks up the flavor of this creamy Caesar dressing.
Whenever you’re making a recipe like this homemade salad dressing that only has a few ingredients, you have to make sure all your ingredients are top quality.
So don’t go grabbing that can of parmesan cheese for this recipe, get the good stuff in your produce department or better yet grab a block of good parmesan cheese in the cheese section and grate it yourself.
Also for a Caesar salad, I do like the dressing tossed together with the lettuce instead of being added to the top of your salad. This dressing recipe is just one of those things that tastes better when you toss it all together before serving.
Then add some fresh black pepper, croutons if you like, and more shaved or grated parmesan cheese on top. Chicken, shrimp or steak will turn this salad into a meal!
What Dinner Recipes Can I Serve With Caesar Salad?
- Dan’s Famous Whiskey Steak
- Our Favorite Meatloaf
- Classic Lasagna Recipe
- Beef Stuffed Shells
- Ultimate Chicken Marsala
Homemade Creamy Caesar Dressing beats any store bought salad dressing and is so easy to make!
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons milk or cream
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese, plus more for topping
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon anchovy paste
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic or garlic paste
- 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
- 1/2 – 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper, to taste
- Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
- Store in a covered container for up to a week in the refrigerator.
If you don’t want to break out the blender, you can just whisk the ingredients together in a bowl too!
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