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Caesar Pasta Salad

Penne pasta is tossed with your favorite Caesar salad ingredients to make for an incredible side dish for any occasion
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 10 serving


For the pasta salad:

  • 1 pound penne pasta cooked al dente and rinsed
  • 6 leaves romaine lettuce thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 4 green onions thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese finely shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups croutons

For the Caesar dressing:

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese finely shredded
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 anchovies finely minced and smashed into paste
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


  • Mix dressing ingredients together in a small bowl. Add half of the dressing to the cooked and cooled pasta into an extra large bowl and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Toss other salad ingredients together in a separate bowl and store in refrigerator until ready to serve. Once serving, toss with pasta and remaining Caesar dressing.


Recipe adapted from Spicy Southern Kitchen