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Tomato Caesar

Tomato Caesar


3 Oil-packed anchovy fillets

1 Small garlic clove

¼ Cup extra-virgin olive oil

3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice

1 Tbsp. mayonnaise

1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard

2 Tbsp. finely grated Parmesan, plus shaved for serving

½ Tbsp. salt, ½ freshly ground pepper

1 ½ lb. mixed tomatoes, sliced, quartered, or halved

½ cup basil leaves


Step 1: Purée anchovies, garlic, oil, lemon juice, mayonnaise, mustard, and 2 Tbsp. Parmesan in a blender until smooth. Season dressing with salt and pepper. (Or, finely chop anchovies and garlic and whisk together dressing in a medium bowl.)

Step 2: Arrange tomatoes on a large plate; drizzle dressing over. Top with basil and shaved Parmesan; season generously with pepper.