Caesar Salad Dressing with Kefir

Keto Caesar Salad Dressing

Love creamy dressings?

Low Carb Keto salad dressings are not always easy to find in the store. When you do, they are often full of food additives and preservatives that most of us don't want anything to do with.

The solution?

Make Caesar Salad Dressing with Kefiryour own! This easy Keto Caesar Dressing uses basic ingredients that you probably already have around the house. It can be made either with heavy whipping cream or with kefir.

This is a Keto Recipe which means it is high fat and low in carbs. You could easily adapt this to a lower fat option by swapping out the ingredients.

Why Kefir?

Milk Kefir is a tangy fermented beverage that is loaded with good for you gut bugs (priobiotics). We love kefir in salad dressing is a great way to enjoy it's tangy flavor. It also has great shelf life in the refrigerator. We go through a full batch of this in 3-4 days.

What if I don't have Kefir?

No problem! Instead of using milk kefir, just use heavy whipping cream. Heavy whipping cream is a great ingredient for a keto recipe because it's very low in carbs.

How many carbohydrates are in Kefir?Caesar Salad Dressing with Kefir 2

If you head to the store and look at a kefir label, you'll notice the kefir has quite a few carbs. Commercially made kefir uses a different process than a homemade milk kefir recipe. I recommend that you make your own kefir at home to truly enjoy a low carb kefir. During the fermentation process, the kefir grains digest the lactose in milk. (Lactose is sugar found in milk) Therefore, the result is a delicious low-carb kefir. We ferment ours for about 3 days which yields in a tangy and low-carb kefir beverage!

Want to learn how to make milk kefir?

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Caesar Salad Dressing with Kefir
Keto Caesar Salad Dressing
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
A simple and delicious Keto Caesar salad dressing that the whole family will love! Feel free to swap out the milk kefir with heavy whipping cream.

This also makes a great Keto Garlic Dip!
Course: Keto, Salad, Side
Cuisine: Keto
Servings: 20 servings
Calories: 41 kcal
Author: Tara Wright
  1. Whisk or blend all the ingredients except for the Parmesan cheese together
  2. Mix in the grated Parmesan cheese into the Caesar dressing base. Enjoy!
  3. Top with Whisps! Whisps Parmesan Cheese Crisps (Affiliate Link)
Recipe Notes
1 Serving is a little over 2 Tablespoons. Check out these other Salad Dressing recipes: Creamy Parmesan Salad Dressing with Kefir Easy Keto Blue Cheese Dressing with Kefir  
Nutrition Facts
Keto Caesar Salad Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 41 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 141mg 6%
Potassium 2mg 0%
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 0.7%
Vitamin C 0.8%
Calcium 4.1%
Iron 0.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Substitutions For Caesar Salad Dressing with Kefir

What if I don't have Kefir?

No problem! Instead of using milk kefir, just use heavy whipping cream. Heavy whipping cream is a great ingredient for a keto recipe because it's very low in carbs.

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Things Used in Caesar Salad Dressing with Kefir

Chosen Foods Avocado Mayo, Traditional

Avocado Mayonnaise by Primal Kitchen

Organic Lemon Juice

Black Pepper Vitality Essential Oil 

Garlic Press 

Whisps Parmesan Cheese Crisps

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    About the Author

    Tara Wright, CHC, MBA

    Tara is a Certified Holistic Health Coach who specializes in whole body health & wellness through holistic principles. Her passion is creating low-carb, grain-free, keto-friendly recipes and helping others learn the whole-body benefits of a ketogenic lifestyle.

    When she isn't creating recipes in the kitchen, you can find her hanging with her kids, immersed in a good book, traveling with her husband, attending various educational conferences or just relaxing with her four cats!

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