Eating healthy is awesome and eating healthy is RAD! …Except when I crave all things rich and creamy like dressings, mayo, aioli, or creamed soups. Help. This is why this Healthy Homemade Vegetarian Caesar Dressing is a savior.
Greek yogurt has become my bestie in the kitchen. Sour cream? Old news. Mayo? Don’t need it. Making creamy dressings at home with plain Greek yogurt has allowed me to indulge guilt-free–and bitches love indulging guilt-free.
Because I’m pescetarian, I get enjoy an authentic caesar dressing in all of it’s anchovy glory, but I wanted to make this dressing vegetarian. In order to properly substitute the saltyness that the anchovies bring to the mix, I knew I had to find something not just kind of salty, but SALTY-salty. I went with capers, because those little nuggets are damn salty. They totally did the trick!
You’ll also see that I specified a *small* clove of garlic in the ingredients. If you only have big cloves, try half to start and if you’d like more garlic-y flair, add the rest. I say this because I used an entire LARGE clove and guys, honestly, I could have burned down all of Transylvania with a simple sigh in Dracula’s general direction. I love love love garlic, so I was fine with it, but for your own sake… careful
This dressing takes a whopping ten minutes to make and it keeps in the refrigerator for up to three days. That might not sound appealing if you want to make a large batch, but instead, just make small batches as you need them! After all, nothing beats the fresh flavors of recently made condiments.
All I have to say is… Bye, Renée!