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Breadcrumb Caesar Salad

Delicious breadcrumb Caesar salad has the perfect crunch of toasted garlic breadcrumbs and creamy Caesar dressing mixed with chopped romaine lettuce. Caesar dressing made without anchovy paste, but it does have Worcestershire, which contains anchovies.

Breadcrumb Caesar Salad

If you love croutons as much as I do you will love this salad too!

The breadcrumbs in this salad make a nice crunch in every single bite.

Plus, homemade Ceasar dressing that is made with no anchovy paste, but it does contain Worcestershire. Worcestershire sauce is made with anchovies.

Ingredients for Breadcrumb Caesar Salad

Breadcrumbs

  • French Bread
  • Butter
  • Garlic Salt
  • Basil
  • Parsley

What is Caesar dressing made of?

  • Garlic
  • Mayonnaise
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Lemon Juice
  • Worcestershire Sauce
  • Water
  • Black Pepper
  • Salt

And of course, romaine lettuce.

Breadcrumb Caesar Salad

How to Make Breadcrumb Caesar Salad

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Add cubed French bread to the baking sheet. Melt the butter in a small bowl and stir in garlic salt, basil, and parsley.
  • Pour the seasoned butter over the bread cubes. Stir to coat.
  • Add to the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, stirring halfway. Bake until toasted and crunchy.
  • They should be hard and not have any softness.
  • Try pressing a cube with the back of a spoon. If it still allows you to smash it, it needs to bake longer.
  • Add bread cubes to a food processor or blender and blend until fine breadcrumbs, set aside. Clean food processor or blender for dressing.
Breadcrumb Caesar Salad

How to Make Caesar Dressing

  • Add all ingredients for Caesar dressing to a food processor or blender and blend until creamy and smooth. There should be no lumps.
  • Prepare the salad by placing romaine lettuce into a bowl, add enough breadcrumbs and Caesar dressing to your liking and stir to coat the lettuce.
  • Grate fresh Parmesan cheese on top.

What if you already have croutons on hand?

Homemade croutons are the best, but if you have store-bought croutons they can also be blended really fine into breadcrumbs for this recipe.

Texas Toast croutons are a personal favorite!

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Enjoy!

Breadcrumb Caesar Salad

Breadcrumb Caesar Salad

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Delicious breadcrumb Caesar salad has the perfect crunch of toasted garlic breadcrumbs and creamy Caesar dressing mixed with chopped romaine lettuce. This is caesar dressing made without anchovy paste, but it does have Worcestershire, which contains anchovies.

Ingredients

Breadcrumbs

  • 2 1/2 cups Cubed French Bread
  • 2 tbsp Butter, melted
  • 1 tsp Garlic Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Basil
  • 2 tsp Parsley

Caesar Dressing

  • 3 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 3 tbsp Water
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • Dash of Salt

Lettuce

  • 16 oz Bag of Chopped Romaine Lettuce

Instructions

Breadcrumbs

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Add cubed French bread to the baking sheet. Melt butter in a small bowl and add garlic salt, basil, and parsley. Stir and pour over bread cubes. Stir to coat. Add to the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, stirring halfway. Bake until toasted and crunchy.
  3. Add bread cubes to a food processor or blender and blend until fine breadcrumbs, set aside. Clean food processor or blender for dressing.

Salad

  1. Add all ingredients for Caesar dressing to a food processor or blender and blend until creamy and smooth.
  2. Prepare the salad by placing romaine lettuce into a bowl, add enough breadcrumbs and caesar dressing to your liking and stir to coat the lettuce. Grate fresh Parmesan cheese on top.

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