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

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34 min.3 min.37 min.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Caesar salad
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 Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano), ½ garlic clove, salt and pepper.

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

Stage 3 - 15 min.
Caesar salad
Prepare the lettuce and shred 'en chiffonade'.

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

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

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

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

Add the croutons and mix again briefly.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Caesar salad
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.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,228 Kcal or 5,141 Kj39 gr146 gr118 gr
61 %15 %14 %18 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
146 Kcal or 611 Kj5 gr17 gr14 gr
7 %2 %2 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
307 Kcal or 1,285 Kj10 gr36 gr30 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Egg, Sulfites, Mustard, Gluten
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.84 €
  • Per person : 1.21 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Courgettes (zuchinis) , Mackerel rillettes, Grapefruit moelleux, Mushroom buckwheat pancakes, Chocolate ganache, ... All
Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano)Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Julia salad, Pesto, Parmesan cauliflower cheese, Soft Croque-monsieur with 3 cheeses, Genoese croque-monsieur, ... All
BreadBread: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Melting Epoisses on toast , Greek style sandwiches, Warm haricot bean salad, Bistro celery salad, Auvergnat tartines, ... All
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