Grilled Caesar Salad with Homemade Dressing

Makes 6 Servings

  • Total Time: 30
  • Prep Time: 25
  • Cook Time: 5

Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 cup croutons  
  • 3 Romaine lettuce hearts, washed, trimmed, halved 
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 
  • 6 tablespoons shaved Parmesan cheese 
  • Salt, to taste 


Caesar Dressing

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise  
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt  
  • 2 teaspoons anchovy paste  
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (about half a large lemon) 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard  
  • 1 garlic clove 
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese  
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt 
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

 

Instructions

Salad 

  1. Cut romaine hearts in half; drizzle each half with 1-1/2 teaspoons of olive oil. Season with salt to taste. 
  2. Heat a grill to medium-high heat. Add Romaine hearts and cook for 3-5 minutes per side or until lightly charred.  
  3. Top with homemade Caesar dressing, croutons and shaved Parmesan cheese. 

 

Caesar Dressing

Add mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, anchovy paste, lemon juice, olive oil and Dijon mustard to a blender.* Blend until smooth. Add shredded Parmesan cheese, Kosher salt and pepper, then pulse until combined.

*An immersion blender can also be used.