Caesar Salad Dressing

4 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine April 1998

This dressing has just 13 calories and less than half a gram of fat per tablespoon, compared to 115 calories and 12 grams of fat for its traditional counterpart.

Ingredients 16 servings

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  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/3 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 5 teaspoons white-wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

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  1. Puree garlic and cottage cheese in a blender or food processor until smooth. Add yogurt, Parmesan, vinegar and Worcestershire and pulse to blend. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 tablespoon
  • Per serving: 14 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 1 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 2 mcg folate; 1 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 15 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 29 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 67 mg sodium; 31 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0
  • Exchanges: free food

Reviews 4

November 24, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
This differs significantly in taste from a standard Caesar dressing. It is quite tart due to the yogurt, but still was a nice dressing for a change, and for the low cal.
March 11, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
This is one great recipe. We are having it with a baby spinach, baby arugula salad with some zuchinni, tomato, and a wee bit of sweet onion. Oh, with chunk light tuna, of course. You can leave the salt out, or use a No Salt substitute. Makes this even more heart healthy.
March 03, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
Love this recipe-I used Greek Yogurt-made it extra thick :)
September 23, 2009
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By: EatingWell User
I love this dressing recipe. It's tastes like caesar dressing, I dont' have to put anchovies in it, and it's super low in calories! My friends and family love it too and have no idea it's not traditional caesar dressing :)

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