Grilled Caesar salad

This is a fresh take on the classic Caesar salad. It’s a great addition to any summer cookout.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 533 / Protein 22g / Carbohydr. 45g / Fat 30g

Ingredients (4 servings)

2romaine hearts
3 clovesgarlic (peeled)
80 mlextra-virgin olive oil
2 tbspWorcestershire sauce
2 tbspmayonnaise
2lemons (juice)
2 tspDijon mustard
100 gParmesan cheese (grated and divided)
salt and pepper to taste


blender or food processor, pastry brush, grill pan or grill, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Dry rosé
A crisp, fruity rosé is a refreshing and tangy pairing for Caesar salad.

Step 1

Grilled Caesar salad

Blend anchovies, peeled garlic, oil, salt, and pepper until smooth.

blender or food processor

4 anchovies / 3 cloves garlic / 80 ml extra-virgin olive oil / salt and pepper to taste

Step 2

Grilled Caesar salad

Heat grill pan or grill to medium-high. Slice romaine hearts in half lengthwise; cut baguette in half, then slice in half again lengthwise. Brush cut side of romaine and bread with some of the anchovy mixture.

pastry brush, grill pan or grill, cutting board, knife

2 romaine hearts / 1 baguette

Step 3

Grilled Caesar salad

Grill romaine hearts and bread cut side-down for approx. 1 – 2 minutes, or until grill marks appear. Meanwhile, add Worcestershire sauce, mayonnaise, lemon juice, mustard, and some of the grated Parmesan cheese to remaining anchovy mixture and blend until smooth, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste if needed.

2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce / 2 tbsp mayonnaise / 2 lemons / 2 tsp Dijon mustard / 50 g Parmesan cheese / salt and pepper to taste

Step 4

Grilled Caesar salad

Serve romaine hearts and bread whole or cut into wide strips. Drizzle or toss with Caesar dressing to taste and top with remaining grated Parmesan cheese.

50 g Parmesan cheese