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Caesar salad


Caesar salad
Ceasar salad is a classic of North American cuisine. It consists of lettuce served with croutons and the famous Caesar dressing. Here's my own version.
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Last modified on: November 25th 2012

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

Time required
PreparationCookingStart to finish
34 min.3 min.37 min.
Keeping:
About 2 hours in the fridge, once the dressing has been added.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Caesar salad : Photo of step #1
Put into a blender goblet: 1 hard-boiled egg, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon white (spirit) vinegar, the juice of ½ lemon, 1 teaspoon French mustard, Tabasco to taste, 30 g Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan), ½ garlic clove, salt and pepper.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Caesar salad : Photo of step #2
Blend until evenly mixed and that's your Casar dressing prepared. Check the seasoning then set aside.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
Caesar salad : Photo of step #3
Prepare the lettuce and shred 'en chiffonade'.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Caesar salad : Photo of step #4
Cut 4 slices bread into small croutons. Remove the crust if you wish.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Caesar salad : Photo of step #5
Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a frying pan and fry the croutons until golden brown.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Trim and chop the parsley then add to the lettuce.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Add the Caesar dressing and mix well.

Add the croutons and mix again briefly.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Caesar salad : Photo of step #8
Finish with a few shavings of Parmesan. Your Caesar salad is ready.

Remarks

It is easy to adapt the Caesar dressing - with its many ingredients - to your own taste, so do try your own variations. It might not be the "real" recipe, but so what?

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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