Caesar dressing and romaine are a strong duo -- the lettuce is not overwhelmed by the dressing, which is also good over a tomato salad. All hail this classic dressing, with bold, briny tang from garlic, capers, anchovies, and lemon.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Mash garlic and salt using a large mortar and pestle. Add anchovies, zest, capers, mustard, and pepper; mash to form a paste. Stir in lemon juice. Add oil in a slow, steady stream, working pestle until emulsified; work in cheese. (Or, puree all ingredients except oil and cheese in a blender. Add oil in a slow steady stream, blending until emulsified. Transfer to a bowl; stir in cheese.) Dressing can be refrigerated in an airtight container up to 3 days. Serve at room temperature.

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Reviews (1)

36 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 16
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: Unrated
07/16/2008
Strong but delicious--a little bit goes a long way. It is also delicious with spinach salad or as a quick marinade for mushrooms.