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Who knew Caesar Salad was a Mexican creation? We certainly didn’t! This easy homemade Caesar Salad dressing recipe shows how simple it can be to create great flavour! Although, if Caesar isn’t quite the right recipe for today, check out our other condiment recipes here.

Easy Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing

Easy Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing

Summer gatherings aren’t complete without this timeless favorite! Make a classic homemade Caesar dressing that’s better than bottled with our easy recipe.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Condiments
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 people
Calories 198 kcal


  • 100 g mayonnaise
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1/2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 12 g grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp water


  • To begin making the Caesar dressing, finely grate the garlic and parmesan into a bowl.
  • Add the mayonnaise, lemon juice, mustard, black pepper and water to the bowl and mix until the Caesar dressing is completely combined.
  • Just before serving, add your Caesar dressing to a bowl of chopped romaine lettuce, parmesan shavings and croutons for the perfect, simple Caesar salad.


  • Nutritional information is for the dressing only and does not include any other components of a salad. 
  • For a more complete Caesar salad, finely chop 2 tbsps each of anchovies and capers and add to the salad. Next, flatten, season and grill 2 chicken breasts until cooked through. Slice and add to the Caesar salad.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 198kcal

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