Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons

Lately, I have an obsession with salad, especially Caesar Salad. Love the crunchy lettuce, tangy dressing, flavorful grilled chicken, salty Parmasean, and crispy croutons. This has become my go-to recipe whenever I need salad on the menu. Love it! ❤️



  • 1/2 French Baguette or foccacio bread,  cut into 1/4″ cubes
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp grated parmesan cheese
Homemade Focaccia
Homemade Croutons

Caesar Dressing

  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt, or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper


  • 1 large romaine lettuce, (or 2 small heads romaine)
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, shredded or shaved



  1. Combine 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil with minced garlic. toss breads with garlic infused oil and 2 Tbsp parmesan.
  2. Spread Evenly and bake to desired crispness.

Caesar Dressing

  1. Whisk together minced garlic, dijon, Worcestershire, lemon juice and red wine vinegar.
  2. Whisking while adding oil emulsifies the dressing for a smooth and creamy (not oily) consistency.
  3. Season with 1/2 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp black pepper, or to taste.


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