Basic Caesar Dressing

Very Easy
Makes 1 cup
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
2 tbsp. buttermilk powder
1 ½ tsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. anchovy paste
1-2 tbsp. water, as needed for desired consistency
- kosher salt and coarsely ground black pepper, to taste

In a small mixing bowl, whisk together first 6 ingredients until well blended; whisk in enough water to reach desired consistency. Season to taste. Serve immediately or store, covered, in the refrigerator up to 3 days.

Note: 1-2 tbsp. fresh buttermilk can be substituted for the buttermilk powder and water.