Skinny Caesar Salad Dressing

This classic dressing is getting a skinny makeover! Instead of a ton of oil and/or mayo, the base is my skinny ranch dressing. It’s very easy to make and the results are amazingly delicious! Each tablespoon has only 17 calories and 1 gram of fat.
Skinny Caesar Salad Dressing

Helpful Tips About this Recipe

Makes 20 tablespoons.

Food Facts

Caesar salad and its dressing was first invented somewhere we never would have guessed: Mexico. Legend has it that Italian-American restaurateur Caesar Cardini invented the salad in 1924 in Tijuana, Mexico. 

Serving Tips
In addition to this being an outstanding salad dressing for Caesar Salad or any mixed green salad, it makes a wonderful sauce to drizzle over roasted asparagus or steamed broccoli. Or use it as a sandwich spread for chicken, roast beef or turkey.

WW Freestyle SmartPoints
WW SmartPoints 1-Green
SKINNY FACTS: for 1 tablespoon
17 calories, 1g fat, 0g sat. fat, 2mg chol, 1g prot, 2g carbs, 0g fiber, 104mg sod, 1g sugar


Skinny Caesar Salad Dressing

Skinny Caesar Salad Dressing

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 20
Calories 17 kcal


  • 1 cup  Skinny Ranch Dressing  or your favorite store bought light ranch dressing
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon anchovy paste, optional
  • 2 dashes tabasco sauce, optional


  • Prepare the skinny ranch dressing. Once made, add 1 cup to a small bowl. Add remaining ingredients. Using a whisk, mix together until smooth. Store in refrigerator at least 1 hour to thicken, before using.
  • This dressing will keep in the refrigerator at least 1 week.


Serving: 1tablespoonCalories: 17kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 1gFat: 1gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 104mgSugar: 1gBlue Smart Points: 1Green Smart Points: 1Plus Points: 1
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