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.
71,1174.2/5 for 18 ratings
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Last modified on: November 25th 2012

For 8 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
34 min.3 min.37 min.
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Keeping:

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

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Caesar salad : Photo of step #1
Put into a blender goblet: 2 hard-boiled eggs, 4 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons white (spirit) vinegar, the juice of 1 lemon, 2 teaspoons French mustard, Tabasco to taste, 60 g Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan), 1 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.
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Cut 8 slices bread into small croutons. Remove the crust if you wish.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Caesar salad : Photo of step #5
Heat 6 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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,412 Kcal or 10,099 Kj74 gr287 gr236 gr
121 %28 %27 %36 %
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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