Delicious and so good for you, this zesty dressing is quick and easy to make, and is a very tasty way to get more healthy fats (and greens) into your diet!

Classic Caesar Dressing

Servings: 4
Calories: 316kcal


  • 1 ½ oz anchovies in oil jar in oil; I use Crown Princeor 6 anchovy fillets + 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic large
  • 2 egg yolks large and pastured
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice fresh; ½ lemon
  • ¾ tsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ cup olive oil plus 2 Tbsp
  • 3 cups lettuce torn or chopped; classicaly Romaine
  • 3 Tbsp Parmesan Coarsely grated or shaved; I also use Romano and/or Asiago


  • Put anchovies along with their oil and the garlic clove into a blender and combine on low.
  • Add in egg yolks, lemon juice and mustard and blend until smooth.
  • With blender running on low, pour in olive oil, at first drop by drop and then in a thin stream, until dressing is thick.
  • Add dressing to lettuce and toss until well mixed, then toss with cheese.
  • Add salt and pepper to salad to taste.


Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 471mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 436IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 1mg