Caesar Salad Recipes

Caesar Salads Are Delicious as a Main Dish or as a Compliment to a Meal                                                                 

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Gourmet Caesar Salad with Garlic Croutons

  3 cups French bread cubes, sliced into 1" cubes
2/3 cup Caesar vinaigrette, separate in half
2 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp. grated lemon rind
2 tsp. lemon juice
6 cups torn Romaine lettuce
1 1/2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
2 tbsp. bacon bits, optional
2 tbsp. Parmesan cheese, optional

Garlic Croutons:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and spray baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Together in a large bowl, toss the bread, 1/3 cup vinaigrette dressing and Parmesan cheese until coated. Spread on the pan and bake until golden, approx. 8 minutes. Let cool.


In a large bowl, add the lettuce, tomatoes and croutons. In a measuring cup, mix 1/3 cup vinaigrette, mustard, lemon rind and lemon juice. Pour over the lettuce mixture and toss to coat. Add the bacon bits and parmesan as a garnish if desired.



Romaine Caesar Salad

  2 hard boiled eggs
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tbsp. balsamic or red wine vinegar
1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 tsp. diced garlic
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. pepper
3/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup olive oil
1 bunch Romaine lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces
3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1 cup croutons

Remove the yolks from the eggs and in a blender, combine the egg yolks, lemon juice vinegar, mustard, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. While blending, gradually add the olive oil. Cover and cool in the refrigerator for 1 hour. In a large salad bowl, add lettuce, parmesan cheese and croutons. Pour on the dressing and toss to coat.


Caesar Salad with Creamy Garlic Dressing

  6-8 cups Romaine Lettuce
6 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
2 cups shredded marble cheese

Mix ingredients together in a large bowl and set aside.


1/3 cup cottage cheese
1 tsp. crushed garlic
3 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. water
2 tbsp mayonnaise
2 tbsp. grated parmesan

Blend dressing ingredients together in a food processor until smooth and creamy.