Caesar Salad Pasta

Kathy W


I do not remember where I got this recipe, but I was intrigued when I saw this. It took me a while to try it, but I was so very glad I did. It's garlicky, cheesy and the romaine gives it a bit of crunch.


★★★★★ 3 votes

15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    garlic, finely minced
  • 12 c
    romaine lettuce, cut into 1/2" strips
  • 2 c
    toasted homemade toasted bread crumbs
  • 3/4 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 4 tsp
    grated lemon zest
  • 2 tsp
    black pepper
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • 1 lb
    spaghetti, cooked and drained

How to Make Caesar Salad Pasta


  1. Place chopped romaine in a large heat proof bowl.
  2. While pasta is cooking, warm the olive oil and garlic in a small saute pan, over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add lemon zest and mix well.
  3. Add lemon mixture and pepper to drained pasta and toss well.
  4. Add pasta to romaine, top with Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs and toss. (Or place parmesan and bread crumbs in individual bowls and serve yourself)
  5. Note: Homemade toasted breadcrumbs
    Toast several pieces of bread (Make extra at breakfast) and allow to set out 2-3 hours so it dries out completely. Tear into pieces and place in a food processor. Pulse until desired crumb is achieved. (No need to toast the breadcrumbs in the oven, it's already toasted!)

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About Caesar Salad Pasta

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Garlic #cheese

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