Restaurant-Quality Caesar Salad

Yep.  This is good.  Really, really good.   We love this Restaurant-Quality Caesar Salad.   Using homemade Caesar Salad (from HTFaLoon)…and you’ll be a superstar.  
homemade Caesar Salad croutons
Homemade croutons for Caesar Salad are delicious
Homemade Caesar Dressing
Use the homemade Caesar dressing from HTFaLoon

Restaurant-Quality Caesar Salad

Made from scratch Caesar Salad is so good. Perfect start before a fabulous pasta dish. This Restaurant-Quality Caesar Salad is good. Making everything from scratch is easier than it sounds, and makes this so good!
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Author Restaurant-Quality Caesar Salad


  • 1 loaf of bread for the croutons a French baguette works perfectly
  • 3 tablespoons of good extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of flat-leaf parsley chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of Kosher salt
  • 2 to 3 heads of romaine lettuce torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup of homemade Caesar dressing
  • Freshly shaved Parmesan cheese


  1. Make the Croutons:
  2. Pre-heat oven to 350 degree F
  3. Cut the baguette into 4 smaller loaves, remove the crusts
  4. Cut the bread into small, crouton-sized pieces
  5. Place the olive oil, garlic, parsley and salt in a bowl.
  6. Toss the bread pieces in the oil mixture.
  7. Put the prepared bread pieces on a baking sheet, lined with parchment, or wax, paper
  8. Bake for 18 minutes, turning pieces halfway through the baking
  9. Assemble the salad:
  10. In a large bowl (not your serving bowl, yet), add the lettuce
  11. Add in the baked croutons and then the homemade Caesar dressing
  12. Gently toss and then add to serving bowl.
  13. Shave fresh Parmesan cheese on top.


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