Caesar Salad
This salad is possibly one of the tastiest salads I know and is always a favourite with me! Contains no Caesars…
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Ingredients
  • 1 crisp lettuce
  • 40 g (2 oz) parmesan cheese, grated or flaked
  • A 50 g (2 oz) can of anchovy fillets in olive oil
For the croutons
  • 40 g (2 oz) of white bread without crusts, cut into cuboids
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
For the dressing
  • 150 ml (½ cup) olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lime (or lemon)
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp mild mustard (Dijon or similar)
  • ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
Instructions
  1. Prepare the croutons by mixing the pieces of bread with the crushed garlic, the olive oil and the parmesan cheese. Spread out on a baking tray and bake for 10 minutes at 180°C. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  2. To prepare the dressing, break the egg into a food processor. Add the lime juice, garlic clove, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and two of the anchovy fillets. Whizz until smooth.
  3. While continuing to whizz, slowly add the oilve oil from the anchovies and then half-cup of olive oil. Continue to whizz until you have a dressing the consistency of pouring cream.
  4. To prepare the salad, wash and dry the lettuce leaves, them tear them into a large bowl. Snip the remaining anchovy fillets onto the lettuce and toss well.
  5. Pour on the dressing and toss well. Add in the parmesan, season with salt and pepper, and toss again.
  6. Place the salad in a serving bowl and sprinkle on the croutons. Mmmm-mmmmm!
Titli's Tips
You can make a Chicken Caesar Salad by adding in small pieces of grilled chicken!

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Calories 462 23%
Calories from Fat 386
Total Fat 42.9g 66%
Saturated Fat 7.8g 39%
Unsaturated Fat 33.8g
   
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate 10.5g 3%
Dietary Fibre 2.0g 8%
Sugars 3.5g
Protein 10.5g 21%
Cholesterol 56.5mgs 18%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.