Caesar Salad

Caesar Salad

This salad is amazing with my Fettuccine Alfredo or Classic Lasagna.

There is something so special about real Caesar dressing, and it just cannot be purchased. My recipe is adapted from one at

Recipes like this are why I keep ends and pieces from leftover bread in the freezer.

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Homemade croutons really ARE better than store-bought…

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Just trust me….anchovy really is the key to Caesar dressing.

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Caesar Salad

Caesar Salad 

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Authur: Erica
Servings: 4


For the croutons

  • 2 large garlic cloves minced
  • pinch of kosher salt
  • ¼ c extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups country bread slices cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces

For the salad


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Toss together the garlic, oil, salt, and bread. Bake on a ribbed baking sheet until golden (~10min).
  • Combine the yolks, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, anchovy paste, and mustard in a food processor or in a bowl with a whisk. Add the oil in a steady stream while processing or whisking until smooth. Serve the dressing over torn romaine leaves, croutons, and grated cheese. Top with bacon crumbles. Serves 4-6.


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