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Caesar Salad

A very flavorful traditional recipe! Easy to make and very fresh.
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: caesar salad
Servings: 4 salads


Caesar Dressing

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/8 cup vinegar, red wine or apple cider
  • 1/4 cup lime juice, fresh
  • ? anchovy paste (or Vietnamese fish sauce) to taste
  • 1 egg yolk stirred
  • 1 TB worchestershire sauce

Caesar Salad

  • 1 sm head Romain lettuce washed, dried & torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 cup croutons
  • ? ground black pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese finely grated


  • Mix all dressing ingredients together in a jar and put in the fridge to thicken and flavors meld. Can be made days before.


  • Place lettuce in bottom of a large bowl. This can be covered with a damp paper towel and kept in the refrigerator until serving time.
  • Remove dressing from fridge about 15 minutes ahead of time to soften (olive oil gets thick in the fridge).
  • Just before serving, remove lettuce from fridge and add parmesan, croutons and ground pepper. Shake dressing well, pour about 1/4 over salad ingredients, and toss.
  • Store leftover dressing in the fridge.