Caesar Salad Recipe
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Caesar Salad Recipe

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This crunchy refreshing salad has a zippy zesty dressing that provides a burst of flavor with each bite. It's a great salad to perk up any spring or summer meal. -Schelby Thompson, Camden Wyoming, Delaware
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1 large bunch romaine, torn
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 fresh lemon
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Caesar-flavored or garlic croutons

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 200 calories, 21g fat (3g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 201mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. Place lettuce in a large salad bowl. Combine the next six ingredients in a blender; process until smooth. Pour over lettuce and toss to coat.
  2. Squeeze lemon juice over lettuce. Sprinkle with pepper, cheese and croutons. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Caesar Salad in Taste of Home April/May 1995, p31

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saw-whet User ID: 2849135 1077
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2014


christycincy User ID: 6445428 645
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2013

"So yummy! Love the dressing!"

RLSM User ID: 5781736 874
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2012

"I cut back on the oil and increased the Worcestershire, also omitted the lemon squeeze on the greens. This was very well received by my family and dinner guests! Will become a frequently used recipe!"

chilipower User ID: 6100887 929
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2011

"Love the salad dressing!!! Didn't squeeze lemon over salad. The red wine vinegar gives the salad plenty of tang."

milburnd User ID: 4087180 168
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2010

"my guests loved this caesar salad!"

ZumaCook User ID: 4318856 1648
Reviewed May. 19, 2010

"The absolute best! :) Lost track of how many times I've made it."

cwbuff User ID: 441425 1296
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2009

"Ditto that! Schelby is too modest - its title should be: The Best Caesar Salad Ever! Look up the whole "Editors Meal" from 1996 it is part of - Parmesan chicken and Onion-Roasted Potatoes - all of them easy and great-tasting! I've made this salad for the last 5-6 Thanksgivings and it disappears before anything else. The only change I made is I get the deli counter at my supermarket to FRESH GRATE the Parmesan or I shred it fresh from a block of cheese - makes the recipe even better! One year I really got carried away and made homemade croutons."

leasamsar User ID: 1336391 713
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2008

"Absolutely delicious! I've had many people request this recipe, it's so good!"

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