Classic Caesar Salad Recipe

Our Classic Caesar Salad can accompany any of your family’s favorite meals.

November/December 2015

  • Pair a Classic Caesar Salad with soups, pastas and more.
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Romaine is the traditional green for a Caesar salad, but kale makes a nice Caesar, too, if you let it marinate in the dressing for a few minutes before serving.

Planning Note: Save any leftover croutons for use in the Simple Kale Salad, if you wish.

Classic Caesar Salad Recipe


• 3 heads Romaine or kale, chopped
Caesar dressing, to taste
• Lots of freshly ground black pepper
Whole-grain croutons, for garnish
• 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan


Toss greens with dressing and top with pepper, croutons and Parmesan.

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