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 2 people, you will need:

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34 min.3 min.37 min.
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About 2 hours in the fridge, once the dressing has been added.

Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
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Put into a blender goblet: ½ hard-boiled egg, 1 tablespoon olive oil, ½ tablespoon white (spirit) vinegar, the juice of ¼ lemon, ½ teaspoon French mustard, Tabasco to taste, 15 g Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan), ¼ garlic clove, salt and pepper.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
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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 2 slices bread into small croutons. Remove the crust if you wish.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Heat 2 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.


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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
671 Kcal or 2,809 Kj18 gr72 gr66 gr
34 %7 %7 %10 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
203 Kcal or 850 Kj6 gr22 gr20 gr
10 %2 %2 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
335 Kcal or 1,403 Kj9 gr36 gr33 gr
17 %4 %3 %5 %
% 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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