Quick and Simple Caesar Salad

Cool crisp salad with a Caesar dressing you can make in a few minutes without using eggs!

Quick and Simple Caesar Salad

Quick and Simple Caesar Salad

by Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime

Makes a nice salad, real fast! I like to use almonds when I am avoiding bread. Purchased flavored toasted almonds do fine. Croutons are best home made (brush bread cubes with garlic butter and bake until crisp/dry). I buy anchovy paste in the tube since it keeps a little longer than canned.

Quick and Simple Caesar Salad

  • Servings: 3-4
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon anchovy paste
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • White pepper, to taste


  • 6 cups torn romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 cup croutons or 1/2 cup toasted almond
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese (optional)


  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients thoroughly.’
  2. Toss lettuce with desired amount of dressing.
  3. Sprinkle with croutons or almonds and top with extra Parmesan if desired.
  4. Refrigerate unused dressing tightly covered and use within one week.

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4 responses

    • Thanks so much! Funny, I was just peeking at this recipe, thinking of making it tomorrow. It does make a delicious dressing! ~Sue

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