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.
76,7114.2/5 for 18 ratings
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Last modified on: November 25th 2012

For 4 people, you will need:

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34 min.3 min.37 min.
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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.
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Prepare the lettuce and shred 'en chiffonade'.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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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.
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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?

Keeping:

About 2 hours in the fridge, once the dressing has been added.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,206 Kcal or 5,049 Kj37 gr143 gr118 gr
60 %14 %14 %18 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
187 Kcal or 783 Kj6 gr22 gr18 gr
9 %2 %2 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
302 Kcal or 1,264 Kj9 gr36 gr29 gr
15 %4 %3 %4 %
% 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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