Homemade Caesar Dressing

This creamy homemade Caesar dressing contains a handful of simple ingredients that blend together perfectly. Pair it with some homemade croutons for an extra touch of gourmet! 

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 116 kcal
Author Stephanie


  • ½ cup high-quality olive oil
  • 1/3 cup Romano Cheese finely shredded
  • 1 Tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 dash salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 whole anchovy filet I use one
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  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together all ingredients except for the garlic cloves and anchovy filet. Whisk for a good 60 seconds, until well combined.
  2. Add the whisked mixture to a food processor along with the garlic coves and anchovy filet. Blend until completely smooth.
  3. Refrigerate for a minimum of one hour prior to serving, it will thicken upon standing.
  4. Store the dressing in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week

Recipe Notes

If the salad dressing is thicker than you’d prefer, add one teaspoon of water and stir well to combine. Repeat until you’ve attained your desired consistency. (Just tread lightly and add small amounts at a time.)

These mason jars make perfect storage containers for homemade dressing.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Caesar Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 116 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 41mg2%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 40IU1%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.