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Best Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing

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This Caesar salad dressing recipe is the best I have ever tasted! It has a wonderful, rich taste thanks to anchovies, garlic, lemon, mustard, and Parmesan. Serve with crusty Italian bread for a delicious meal.

Ingredients

  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled, divided
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • 6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 5 anchovy fillets, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, or more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 4 cups day-old bread, cubed
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces

Directions

  1. Gather all ingredients.
  2. Mince 3 cloves of garlic and place in a small bowl. Add mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, anchovies, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and mustard; mix well to combine. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Slice remaining 3 cloves of garlic into quarters and add to hot oil. Cook and stir until brown, then remove garlic from pan. Cook bread cubes in hot flavored oil, turning frequently, until lightly browned; transfer onto a plate and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place lettuce in a large bowl. Add dressing, remaining Parmesan cheese, and seasoned bread cubes; toss well to coat.
  5. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

calories384
total fat 34g 
saturated fat 6g 
cholesterol 18mg 
sodium 549mg 
total carbohydrate 16g 
dietary fiber 2g 
total sugars 2g 
protein 6g 
vitamin c 16mg 
calcium 126mg 
iron 2mg 
potassium 212mg

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