Lighten up a traditional Caesar salad dressing by replacing some of the oil with fat-free yogurt but keeping the Dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, anchovy paste and Worcestershire sauce for plenty of flavor.
1/3 cup plain fat-free yogurt
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon anchovy paste
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
How to Make It
Combine all ingredients in a bowl; stir well with a whisk.
Not as creamy as my weight watchers creamy caesar, but a nice change. Very tart! I will cut back a little on the lemon juice next time. I also needed to add a pinch of salt.
September 12, 2014
While this provided a good jumping off point, it needed some serious boosts of flavor. Caesar is a strong dressing. I decreased the lemon to 1 Tbsp., 2 was too acidic. Increased worchestershire sauce to 3 tsp., anchovy paste to 2 tsp., pepper to 1 tsp., garlic to 2 cloves, and added in 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese. I also used light sour cream instead of yogurt, I don't do yogurt.
August 31, 2014
Tasty, though a bit tangy for our tastes. I might try it again with less lemon. Very flavorful for being light!
June 28, 2014
Looking for a fresh Caesar dressing that was light, so I could use up some fresh from the garden lettuce and roast chicken. This fit the bill! I used nonfat Greek yogurt, and threw some shredded Parmesan cheese in instead of the anchovy paste. Didn't have the red wine vinegar, so I used apple cider vinegar instead. Will make again!
April 22, 2012
December 27, 2011
Used this for a holiday dinner & it was a great success. I added grated monchego cheese & some garlic powder as well and omitted the anchove paste due to sodium restrictions of a guest & I used goat yogart due to my beef allergies.
September 04, 2010
Great recipe! I usually leave out the anchovies, and add in some freshly grated parmesan (and a bit more garlic).
May 22, 2010
can't even tell this is low-fat! thank you cooking light! (:
January 14, 2010
This was very good. I haven't tried other light Caesar dressings, so I didn't give it 5 stars. We put it with romaine, croutons, and poached salmon for a midweek special Caesar. We will definitely make again!
April 21, 2009
This recipe has become my Caesar standard! My Go-To recipe when I need a quick dressing.
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