Classic Caesar dressing for Caesar salad

Classic Caesar dressing for Caesar salad
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Hands on time 10 mins

A classic dressing recipe for a Caesar salad made with garlic, lemon, Dijon mustard, anchovies and extra virgin olive oil.

And here’s part B – the Caesar salad recipe itself!

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
377kcals
Fat
29.8g (8.2g saturated)
Protein
13.9g
Carbohydrates
13.7g (1.8g sugars)
Salt
1.6g
Calories
377kcals
Fat
29.8g (8.2g saturated)
Protein
13.9g
Carbohydrates
13.7g (1.8g sugars)
Salt
1.6g

Ingredients

  • 1 large free-range egg
  • 1 fat garlic clove, crushed
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • 10 anchovies in olive oil
  • 100ml extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cos lettuces, leaves removed and roughly sliced
  • 75g ready-made croutons
  • 75g Parmesan shavings

Method

  1. In a small food processor, whizz together the egg with the garlic clove, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce and 2 of the anchovies. Season well with sea salt and black pepper, then keep the food processor running and gradually pour in the extra-virgin olive oil until the dressing becomes really thick and glossy. Set aside.
  2. Mix the lettuce with the remaining anchovies, croutons and Parmesan shavings, then drizzle the salad with the dressing and serve.

delicious. tips

  1. Please note that this recipe contains raw egg.

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  1. […] Whichever variation of a Caesar salad you enjoy most, the dressing will really make or break the outcome. The one below is an easy, simplified and uncomplicated version of that delicious classic Caesar dressing, largely based on a recipe by delicious. […]

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