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Easy Homemade Caesar Salad and Dressing (Without Anchovies) Recipe

Crisp romaine topped with parmesan cheese and croutons and tossed in an easy, homemade caesar dressing.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best salad, caesar salad, Creamy Salad Recipe, green salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 70kcal


  • large serving bowl
  • Small Mixing Bowl



  • 3 hearts romaine  (washed and roughly chopped)
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup garlic croutons
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup fat free mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic


  • In a large serving bowl, combine chopped romaine, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese and croutons.
  • Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise, milk, lemon juice, Dijon mustard and minced garlic.
  • Pour dressing over salad, toss to coat and serve.


  • If you aren't serving immediately after preparing, store dressing in the refrigerator and dress salad prior to serving.


Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 256mg | Potassium: 172mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 5003IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 122mg | Iron: 1mg