Classic Caesar Salad with a Homemade Twist

Indulge in the timeless flavors of a Classic Caesar Salad, elevated with a delightful homemade twist. This recipe combines crisp romaine lettuce, perfectly toasted croutons, and a creamy dressing that carries the essence of authenticity. With every bite, you’ll embark on a journey through a medley of flavors and textures that pay homage to the traditional Caesar Salad while adding a personal touch that sets it apart.


  • 1 head of fresh romaine lettuce, washed and torn
  • 1 cup of homemade croutons
  • 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup of Caesar dressing
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Start by preparing the Caesar dressing. In a bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
  2. Add the grated Parmesan cheese to the dressing mixture and combine until smooth and creamy.
  3. Toss the torn romaine lettuce with the dressing, ensuring each leaf is well-coated.
  4. Sprinkle the homemade croutons over the dressed lettuce. These croutons, toasted to golden perfection, add a satisfying crunch to the salad.
  5. Serve the Classic Caesar Salad in individual bowls, optionally garnishing with additional Parmesan cheese and freshly ground black pepper.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yields: 2 servings

A Classic Caesar Salad with a Homemade Twist that brings together the nostalgia of the traditional recipe and the joy of crafting it in your own kitchen.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 220, Total Fat – 15g, Carbohydrates – 12g, Protein – 9g

As you savor each bite of this Classic Caesar Salad with a Homemade Twist, you’ll be reminded of the salad’s rich history and how it has evolved over time. The creamy dressing, zesty lemon, and perfectly balanced flavors elevate the experience to new heights. Whether you’re sharing it with loved ones or savoring it on your own, this salad is more than a dish – it’s a story that continues to be told with every rendition in kitchens around the world. So, gather your ingredients and let the journey into culinary delight begin!