Simple Caesar Dressing

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 cup
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1 cup homemade or store-bought mayonnaise

2 teaspoons anchovy paste 

2 teaspoons chopped capers 

2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley 

1 teaspoon lemon zest 

1/4 teaspoon finely minced garlic 

1/4 cup red wine vinegar, plus more if needed 

1 lemon, juiced, plus more if needed

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Combine the mayonnaise, anchovy paste, capers, parsley, lemon zest and garlic. Whisk in the red wine vinegar, lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Add more or less red wine vinegar and lemon juice depending on your preference of acidity and consistency of the dressing. If you prefer the dressing to be looser but less acidic, use water instead of vinegar.
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