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Lemon Caesar Salad

Lemon Caesar Salad is a simple and classic caesar salad recipe with a refreshing, homemade lemon caesar dressing. Serve as a side salad or add grilled chicken to make it an entree!
Prep Time8 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon caesar salad
Servings: 6


  • 1 head Romaine
  • 1/2 red onion very thinly sliced
  • cubed Roma tomatoes OR cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4-1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan
  • croutons
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • grilled chicken strips

Lemon Caesar Dressing:

  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1-2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1-2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Mix all dressing ingredients together with a small whisk or a fork and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • Wash and chop romaine and place in salad bowl. Add sliced onion and tomatoes. Add croutons. Pour some dressing over salad and lightly toss. Add Parmesan cheese and a little bit of salt and pepper. Add remaining dressing (if desired) and toss again. Add slices of grilled chicken if desired.