To make a gluten-free Caesar salad, you'll need to substitute regular croutons with gluten-free croutons. You'll also need to make sure your Caesar salad dressing is gluten-free the best way to be certain of that is to make your own using gluten-free ingredients.
Here's a Caesar dressing recipe that will be gluten-free if you use safe mayonnaise see my list of gluten-free mayonnaise for your options.. If you'd prefer a store-bought dressing, check out my gluten-free salad dressing list for the possible choices.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Yield: Serves two
- 1/3 head Romaine lettuce
- 3/4 cup gluten-free croutons
- 1/4 cup gluten-free Caesar salad dressing
- 1/2 oz. anchovy fillets (optional should be gluten-free, but verify)
- Sea salt
- Fresh ground pepper
Tear Romaine lettuce into bite-sized pieces and place in large salad mixing bowl.
Spoon Caesar salad dressing over lettuce, then toss until all pieces of lettuce are liberally covered with dressing. Add gluten-free croutons and anchovies (if desired), and toss until thoroughly mixed.
Split into two separate servings on salad plates and add sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste.