Caesar Salad Recipe

Author-Silvia lemon
Preparation Time – 20 minutes
Cooking Duration – 10 minutes
Total Time Taken – 30 minutes
Category- Weight loss salad
Cuisine- American
Diet – Veg

 Ingredients For the Croutons Recipe

  • Half French Baguette, cut in 1/2 and thinly sliced 
  • Three Tbsp any cooking oil/olive oil
  • One tsp minced garlic, Two small cloves
  • Two Tbsp grated  cheese

Caesar Weight Loss Salad dressing

  • Two small garlic cloves, minced (one tsp)
  • Two tsp dijon mustard
  • One tsp soya sauce
  • Two tsp fresh lemon juice
  • One and a half tsp red wine vinegar
  • One-third cup of olive oil
  • Half tsp sea salt according to taste
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper, plus more to serve

For the Caesar Weight Loss Salad:

  • One large romaine lettuce, (or Two small heads of romaine)
  • One  cup  cheese, shredded or shaved


How to Make Croutons

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F. Cut the baguette in ½ lengthwise through the top of the baguette then slice diagonally into 1/4″ thick pieces. Place the bread onto a baking sheet.
  2. In a  bowl, combine Three Tbsp virgin olive oil/ cooking oil and One tsp of finely minced garlic. Sprinkle the garlic oil over the croutons and sprinkle the top with two Tbsp grated parmesan cheese.
  3. Toss until evenly coated. Spread in a single layer over the baking sheet and bake at 350˚F until lightly golden and crisp (ten minutes), or to desired crispness.

(Read More – Greek Weight Loss Salad Recipe with Lemon Dressing)

How to Make Caesar Weight Loss Salad Dressing

  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together garlic, dijon, soya sauce, lemon juice, and red wine vinegar.
  2. Slowly drizzle in virgin olive oil while whisking constantly.
  3. Whisk in half a tsp salt and 1/8 tsp black pepper, or season to taste.

How to Make Caesar Salad

  1. Wash, dry, and chop or tear the romaine into bite-sized pieces. Place in a large serving bowl and sprinkle generously with shredded cheese and cooled croutons. Drizzle with caesar salad dressing and toss gently until lettuce is evenly coated.

Recipe Notes

Note on Nutrition Label – the croutons recipe makes enough for 2 full salads or 8 servings which is reflected in the “per serving” nutrition label.

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