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red robin grilled chicken caesar salad 150x150 - Classic Caesar Dressing

Classic Caesar Dressing

  • Author: Debi
  • Total Time: 10 minutes


If anchovies aren’t your thing, then this is your recipe! And you won’t even miss them, I promise.



  • 2 Tablespoons mayo
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 LARGE (or 34 small) garlic cloves, pressed
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice (about small lemons or 1 large lemon)
  • 1 teaspoon tsp salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. Place all ingredients except the oil and cheese into a food processor and pulse a few times until combined.
  2. While the food processor is still on, very slowly DRIZZLE in the olive oil. Process until thick and creamy.
  3. Add parmesan cheese and pulse 5 or 6 times.
  4. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.