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Quick and Easy Homemade Caesar Dressing Recipe

Did you know that the original Caesar dressing was created in Tijuana, Mexico?  I read that somewhere… go figure?  In this post, I share an easy spin from that amazing original that is much quicker to whip up to enjoy with fresh vegetables from the garden and pasta dishes. This is my Quick and Easy Homemade Caesar Dressing Recipe.

Homemade Caesar Dressing

Quick and Easy Recipe

Fresh is most certainly best when it comes to dressing to dress up homegrown veggies.  Below is a favorite salad dressing I love to use on veggies and kinds of pasta for a quick meal.  Be sure to take advantage of the printable option available on this recipe share by scrolling down. You can add this to your cookbook or save it on your PC for later use.

For this recipe you will need the following:

  • garlic
  • Dijon mustard
  • vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • mayonnaise
  • olive oil
  • lemon juice
  • anchovy (optional)

I am hoping these images from the kitchen will show you how easy this recipe really is!

I use Canning Jars for everything! 

Homemade Caesar Dressing Printable Recipe

Here it is…. download or bookmark but be sure to ENJOY!  Don’t forget if you don’t like anchovy do not add this!  If you throw capers into the salad it gives it that same fish pop without the fish.

This recipe is a favorite and I make it up often because I always have the basics in stock.  Homemade fresh is best but be sure to refrigerate for at least 1 hour for best flavor.


  • 6 cloves garlic, mashed and minced.
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard.
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar.
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise.
  • 1/2 cup olive oil.
  • Lemon juice, for seasoning.
  • Minced anchovy fillets, optional.


  1. In favorite mixing bowl combine all of the above ingredients and mix with whisk till blended but not beaten.
  2. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
  3. Dressing will keep in refrigerator for up to a week.


Note that you can substitute 1/2 teaspoon of fish sauce per anchovy fillet.

This recipe taste amazing in my Caesar Tortellini Recipe on my Website

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