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Chicken Caesar Salad
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Easy Homemade Caesar Salad

A classic for a reason, this Easy Homemade Caesar Salad is crunchy, creamy and so delicious! Serve it as is, or with a quick grilled chicken breast to make for the best Caesar salad ever.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Course: Salads
Keyword: Homemade Caesar salad
Servings: 4
Author: Lexi


For Caesar Dressing:

  • ½ cup mayo homemade or store-bought
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon anchovy paste optional
  • Pine sea salt
  • Pinch ground black pepper

Everything Else:

  • 1 large head of romaine about 6 cups, cleaned well, chopped
  • ¾ cup shaved parmesan see notes
  • 1-½ cup homemade croutons or store-bought
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • A squeeze of fresh lemon optional


  • Add all dressing ingredients to a small bowl or mason jar and whisk together. Taste and adjust seasoning. Set aside.
  • Assemble the salad: Add romaine, parmesan, croutons and half of the dressing into a large bowl. Toss together to combine. Taste and adjust salt, pepper, and lemon as desired.
  • Divide evenly onto four plates. Sprinkle a couple of extra croutons and parmesan cheese on top of the plates, as well as some fresh cracked black pepper.
  • Serve immediately with extra dressing on the side!



Serving: 1/4 recipe | Calories: 295kcal | Protein: 7g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 900mg