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Ina Garten Caesar Salad

Ina Garten's Caesar Dressing

JC Phelps
There's no better caesar dressing than this recipe from Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa. Try it once and thank me later!
5 from 11 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course sauce
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 8 servings
Calories 468 kcal


  • 1 extra large egg yolk room temperature
  • 2 tsp. Dijon Mustard
  • 2 large cloves garlic chopped
  • 8 to 10 anchovy fillets optional
  • 1/2 c. lemon juice 3 lemons, freshly-squeezed
  • 2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 1/2 c. good, mild olive oil
  • 1/2 c. Parmesan cheese freshly-grated


  • Place the egg yolks, mustard, garlic, anchovies, lemon juice, salt, and pepper into the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel blade. Process until smooth.
  • With the food processor running, slowly pour the olive oil through the feed tube (as though you were making mayonnaise), until thick.
  • Add the grated Parmesan cheese and pulse 3 times.
  • Enjoy!




Sodium: 734mgCalcium: 189mgVitamin C: 6mgVitamin A: 153IUSugar: 1gFiber: 1gPotassium: 56mgCholesterol: 37mgCalories: 468kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 34gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 9gFat: 49gProtein: 7gCarbohydrates: 2gIron: 1mg
Keyword Barefoot Contessa, caesar dressing, Ina Garten, Ina Garten's Caesar Dressing
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