Caesar Salad with Homemade Salad Dressing Recipe

Caesar Salad with Homemade Salad Dressing Recipe

How To Make Caesar Salad and Homemade Salad Dressing

This Caesar salad is tossed with homemade croutons and salad dressing that’s a flavorful blend of mayo, Dijon, and lemon juice with anchovies and Parmesan.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 4cupsday old bread,torn into ¾-inch pieces
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 2large Romaine hearts,or 1 head Romaine lettuce, chopped
  • ¼cupParmesan,finely shredded

For Dressing

  • ¾cupmayonnaise
  • tbspfresh lemon juice
  • 1tspDijon mustard
  • 1tspWorcestershire
  • 4anchovies,packed in oil, drained, minced then mashed
  • ¼cupParmesan,finely grated
  • 2clovesgarlic,2 tsp, minced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place bread pieces close together on a rimmed 18×13-inch then drizzle slowly and evenly with olive oil, then toss to coat.

  2. Spread bread across the baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven for about 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown and crisp, tossing once halfway through.

  3. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl whisk together mayonnaise, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire, anchovies, garlic, Parmesan, then season with salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Place lettuce in a large bowl, pour in the dressing then toss to evenly coat with dressing, then toss in croutons and remaining parmesan.

  5. Serve salad immediately.


  • Calories: 387.65kcal
  • Fat: 31.43g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.29g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.08g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 14.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.99g
  • Fiber: 3.46g
  • Sugar: 3.13g
  • Protein: 9.51g
  • Cholesterol: 21.95mg
  • Sodium: 597.71mg
  • Calcium: 228.85mg
  • Potassium: 354.70mg
  • Iron: 2.33mg
  • Vitamin A: 480.38µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.13mg
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