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Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons and Dressing

Healthy cooking with kids

Nutritionist Jill Castle demonstrates a delicious, easy-breezy way to get the recommended daily intake of veggies!

* To learn how to make a Caesar Salad Wrap, go HERE

Servings: 4

What you need:

1 head Romaine Lettuce, washed and cut into bite-size pieces

½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Homemade croutons (below)

Caesar salad dressing (below)


Place lettuce, croutons, and Parmesan cheese together in a large salad bowl. Add Caesar dressing and toss. Serve immediately.


Homemade Croutons

Leftover bread such as French, Italian or sourdough, cut into 1” cubes

2 Tablespoons Olive oil

1 teaspoon Kosher salt


Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the bread cubes to the pan, sprinkle with salt and toss. Brown over medium heat, stirring and flipping the croutons until crunchy (about 10 minutes).


Caesar Salad Dressing

¾ cup mayonnaise

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1 clove garlic, minced

¼ teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

½ cup Parmesan cheese

2 tablespoons milk


Add ingredients to a food processor (or whisk by hand) and blend thoroughly. Add more milk to thin dressing if necessary.

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