Lemon Caesar Dressing Recipe

Recipe Classifications

Cuisine:

American

Meal:

Side Dish

Diet:

Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Vegetarian, Keto

Rainbow:

Brown / White, Orange / Yellow

Freezes well:

Yes

Prep Time  (total time):

Under 15 Minutes  (Under 15 Minutes)

Lemon Caesar Dressing

You might have initiated into salad eating with the omnipresent Caesar dressing. The classic Caesar salad is a popular accompaniment to countless meals. 

Thus, it’s good to know (and you probably already) that the homemade version of the dressing, as compared to the commercial ones, taste a world of difference! Once you start making it at home, you would most likely stick to that. 

You might even realize that all those years, the ones served out there aren’t the real deal but those that are watered down and unnatural. 

Lemon Caesar Dressing

On this page, we’re going to share this oh-so-creamy salad dressing with a twist– the Lemon Caesar Dressing Recipe. It provides a fresh, citrusy, and renewing taste that is so irresistible.

A great Caesar dressing should be rich and creamy, with a perfect balance of tangy, salty, and earthy tones. You don’t want it oily and too fishy. And, the creaminess must not make it feel heavy.

This Lemon Caesar Dressing Recipe might be one of the simplest Caesar dressing recipes you’d find. Every ingredient has health benefits. 

Mayonnaise is being replaced with the probiotic-filled yogurt. Meanwhile, there are people turned-off by anchovies, but it’s a crucial ingredient since it provides that umami flavor. In this version, however, Worcestershire sauce has got it covered. 

This is a promising crowd-pleaser with a marvelous flavor to savor and enjoy!

Lemon Caesar Dressing

A citrus-infused version of the famous Caesar salad dressing! Best of all, it can be done in minutes using a high-powered blender! Pair it with some fresh romaine lettuce and shredded chicken breast for a wonderful and healthy meal.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 104kcal

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup unrefined extra virgin avocado oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon low-fat yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon organic spicy brown mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Combine all the ingredients in a high-powered blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Transfer to a mason jar or container with a tight-fitting lid, cover, and refrigerate until chilled.
  • Serve over salad and enjoy!

Notes

  • To make this recipe gluten-free and soy-free, replace Worcestershire sauce with an equal amount of balsamic vinegar or coconut liquid aminos.

Nutrition

Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 28mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg

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Hi! I’m Mike. I’m happily married and have a young daughter. I’ve lived all over the world and have learned a lot from seeing others’ perspectives. I’ve also had many life altering health challenges. Fortunately, my lovely and brilliant wife helped save me by finding a new and better way for us to live. We started The Healthy Treehouse to share what we’ve learned and to learn from others, too.
 

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