Mexican Caesar Salad

By Sara O'Donnell
Fast, easy and fake! The unique dressing is best when made a day in advance - simply shake it up in an empty jar and toss with romaine, spring mix or your favorite salad green.
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Course: Salad


  • chili powder or Chipotle chili powder
  • cilantro
  • Cotija cheese
  • Dijon Mustard
  • Extra Virgin olive oil or other similar light salad oil
  • For the Dressing:
  • For the Salad:
  • garlic
  • Honey
  • Lime juice
  • Lime zest
  • roasted pepitas
  • roasted red peppers
  • salad greens
  • Salt and pepper
  • tortilla chips


  1. Place all dressing ingredients in a jar with a tight fitting lid and shake.
  2. To make the Mexican Caesar Salad, top salad greens with dressing, roasted pepitas, roasted red peppers, Cotija cheese and a crumble of tortilla chips, if desired.
  3. Cover and refrigerate leftover dressing.