Salad in a bowl.

Perfect Caesar Salad recipe

This Caesar Salad is quick, simple and bursting with flavor! You only need Romain lettuce, Parmesan cheese, croutons and dressing to make it!

Paired with buttery croutons and my Creamy Caesar Dressing, this salad is always a huge hit!

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Caesar salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 471 kcal
Author Anna


for croutons:

  • 2 cups cubed bread I used baguette
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

for dressing:

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

for salad:

  • 6 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 cup shaved Parmesan cheese
US Customary - Metric


  1. To make croutons: toss cubed bread with melted butter and seasoning. Spread into one layer on a baking sheet and bake in 375 degrees F for no longer than 10 minutes.
  2. To make dressing: combine all ingredients in a small food processor or blender and process until smooth and creamy.
  3. To make salad: arrange lettuce in salad bowl. Top with Parmesan cheese, still warm croutons and drizzle with salad dressing.
Nutrition Facts
Perfect Caesar Salad recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 471 Calories from Fat 387
% Daily Value*
Fat 43g66%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 1030mg45%
Potassium 238mg7%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 6465IU129%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 260mg26%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.