Homemade Creamy Caesar Salad Dressing

Homemade Creamy Caesar Salad Dressing

This homemade creamy Caesar salad dressing is a delicious take on a classic Caesar Salad dressing. This dressing can be made in just 10 minutes and is perfect for making ahead of time.

Use this Caesar dressing for making a Caesar salad, Caesar wraps or even used as a spread with these turkey wraps.

A glass crock filled with a creamy salad dressing.

Homemade dressing room

Creamy Caesar dressing is full of flavor with lots of garlic, lemon and parmesan cheese.

You can easily whip up a batch of this dressing in a food processor and store in the refrigerator for up to a week. It’s perfect for making a Caesar salad quickly for dinner.

Making your own salad dressing means you get to control exactly what goes into the dressing. Add a little extra garlic or squeeze of lemon or omit anything you don’t have on hand.

We use this Caesar dressing for making Caesar salads, but we also use it as a dip for veggies, a spread on sandwich wraps and we even like to dip spicy chicken wings into this dressing!

Key ingredients

Grated parmesan cheese on a wooden cutting board with other ingredients behind the cheese.
  • Parmesan cheese – grated
  • Mayonnaise – I use regular mayo, but you could also use a low fat mayonnaise if you prefer
  • Lemon juice – freeze squeezed really is the best

Step by step directions

  • Add mayonnaise, garlic, dijon mustard, vinegar, worcestershire sauce and lemon juice to a food processor bowl.
A food processor bowl with mayonnaise, garlic and lemon juice.
  • Pulse until smooth
  • Add parmesan cheese
Caesar salad dressing in a food processor bowl.
  • Pulse until mixed, but so the cheese still maintains some texture
  • Place in a storage container with a cover and refrigerator until ready to use
A spoon filled with creamy salad dressing.

Tips for making this dressing

  • A food processor works best to combine all the ingredients
  • If you don’t have a food processor, use a whisk or a blender
  • Make and use right away or cover and store in the refrigerator for up to a week

Recipe FAQs

How long does Caesar Salad Dressing last?

This creamy Caesar dressing can last up to one week in the refrigerator. If the dressing separates, just stir until it comes back together.

Does Caesar dressing have raw eggs?

A traditional Caesar dressing does have raw eggs, or cuddled eggs. This creamy dressing uses mayonnaise instead of eggs.

Are there anchovies in Caesar dressing?

Traditionally there are anchovies in a Caesar dressing. This dressing does not include them, however feel free to add one or two if desired.

This recipe does use Worcestershire sauce, which does list anchovies as an ingredient.

A green salad with croutons and shredded cheese in a white bowl.

What can I add to a Caesar Salad?

You can add a grilled chicken breast, grilled salmon, or thinly sliced ​​cooked steak. All of the items can be added warm or cold.

Check out all my delicious salad recipes!


If you make this recipe, I’d love to hear about it! Leave a comment below and snap a picture and tag me on Instagram @beyondthechickencoop

A glass crock filled with a creamy salad dressing.

Creamy Caesar Salad Dressing


A delicious twist on the classic Caesar dressing. This creamy version is full of flavor but is made without eggs or added anchovies.

Prep Time 10 mins

Total Time 10 mins

Race salad

Kitchen American

Servings 6 servings

calories 113 calories

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  • Add all dressing ingredients except Parmesan to a blender or food processor. Process until all ingredients are incorporated. Add Parmesan and pulse until blended.

    ½ Cup Mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard, 2 garlic cloves, ½ Juice of a lemon, 1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce, 1 teaspoon Red or White Wine Vinegar, ¼ teaspoon black pepper, ¼ cup grated Parmesan Cheese

  • Store in a covered container and refrigerate until ready to use.



  • A food processor works best to combine all the ingredients
  • If you don’t have a food processor, use a whisk
  • Make and use right away or cover and store in the refrigerator for up to a week

Nutrition Disclaimer:

Nutritional information is provided as a courtesy and should only be construed as an estimate rather than a guarantee. To obtain the most precise nutritional information in a provided recipe, you should calculate the nutritional information with the exact ingredients you are using when preparing the recipe using your preferred nutrition calculator.


Serving: 2Tablespoonscalories: 113caloriesCarbohydrates: 1gprotein: 1gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 151mgPotassium: 15mgVitamin A: 35UIVitamin C: 3.8mgCalcium: 38mgIron: 0.1mg

Keyword caesar dressing, creamy caesar dressing

This recipe was originally published in 2016. The images and details have been updated to provide more details and step by step instructions.


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