Caesar Pasta Salad

This Instagram-viral dish had me intrigued from the minute I saw it, so I had to try it out with my current go-to Caesar dressing. I've now made it for two BBQs with friends and it always gets gobbled right up. 

Caesar Pasta Salad

Makes 4-6 servings

Salad Ingredients:

  • 2 heads romaine lettuce, roughly chopped
  • 2 cups cooked pasta of your choice, salted
  • 1 1/2 cups torn chunks of stale-ish bread (sourdough is the best!)
  • 1 Tbs butter or olive oil
  • 1/4 cup shaved parmesan cheese

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup good olive oil
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
  • 2 Tbs plain Greek yogurt (I use non-dairy)
  • 1 Tbs Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbs parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbs apple cider vinegar
  • 1 anchovy filet with oils (optional)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, mix the chopped romaine and pasta, and set aside.

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