Grilled Caesar Salad with Homemade Caesar Dressing

A delicious grilled Caesar salad with a creamy homemade caesar dressing

Recipe By: Madeline
Prep: 10 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 servings 1x


Grilled Caesar Salad Ingredients

  • 2 hearts of romaine lettuce
  • 2 large slices of stale bread
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese

Homemade Caesar Dressing Ingredients

  • 1 room temperature egg
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 3/4 cup light olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  1. Heat your grill over medium-high heat
  2. While the grill is preheating, prepare the dressing by adding all dressing ingredients to an immersion blender cup
  3. Blend with the immersion blender until all ingredients are incorporated and you are left with a thick, creamy dressing
  4. Cube stale bread for croutons, toss in oil and season with salt and pepper
  5. Slice each heart of romaine in half and brush with oil on the cut side
  6. Place croutons on the grill or in a grill basket to toast while you grill the romaine
  7. Place the romaine on the warm grill cut side down
  8. Leave the grill top open and grill the romaine without moving it for about 4 minutes or until it starts to have a nice char
  9. Assemble the caesar salads by drizzling the dressing over the grilled romaine and then top with shredded parm and croutons
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