Classic Caesar Salad on the Light Side

Looking for a delightful salad to make for yourself, family, kids, or even special someone? You’re on the right page then! Caesar salad or “Cesar” and “Cesare” is a green salad invented in 1924 in the amazing place of Mexico and was created by Caesar Cardini.

It composes of romaine lettuce and croutons dressed with lemon juice (or it can also be lime juice), olive oil, egg, Worcestershire sauce, anchovies, garlic, Dijon mustard, Parmesan cheese, and black pepper.

Without further ado, let’s start making delicious and classic Caesar Salad!

Steps:

Prepare all the ingredients

Caesar Salad Recipe
Prepare all the ingredients

Before starting the dressing, let’s make the croutons. First, let’s slice the bread into small squares.

Place the bread in a bowl.

Season with salt and pepper then drizzle oil

Place inside the oven for a few minutes.

Squeeze some lemon juice.

Mince garlic.

In a bowl, add in anchovy, garlic, lemon juice, yogurt, and Worcestershire sauce. Slowly add olive oil. Whisk vigorously.

How to check when the dressing is emulsified: use a spoon, stir the sauce if the dressing remains visible at the back of the spoon, it indicates that it is good enough.

Rinse, drain the Romaine lettuce. Chop the lettuce into small pieces.

Remove croutons in the oven. Make sure it is golden brown and crispy.

Build the salad by sprinkling the dressing over the lettuce then add croutons. Toss it with your hands.

You can add more dressing if you desire but this is just optional.

Season it with fresh ground pepper and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

Serve. You’re all set! You can now enjoy your delicious classic Caesar Salad!

Classic Caesar Salad Recipe

Step-by-Step Guide
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword caesar, caesarsalad, classicsalad, salad
Servings 2
Calories 44kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 small clove Garlic
  • 1 pc Anchovy
  • 1/4 cup Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 pcs Bread (for croutons)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Prepare all the ingredients
  • Before making the dressing, let's make the croutons first. Slice the bread into small squares
  • Place the bread in a bowl
  • Season it with salt and pepper then drizzle oil.
  • Place it inside the oven for a few minutes
  • After that, squeeze some lemon juice
  • Mince garlic
  • For the dressing: In another bowl, add in anchovy, garlic, lemon juice, yogurt, and Worcestershire sauce. Slowly add olive oil and then whisk vigorously
  • To check when the dressing is emulsified, use a spoon and stir the sauce. If the dressing remains visible at the back of the spoon, it indicates that the dressing is good
  • Rinse and drain romaine lettuce then chop it into small pieces
  • Remove croutons in the oven. Make sure it is golden brown and crispy
  • Build the salad by sprinkling the dressing over the lettuce then add croutons. Toss it with your hands
  • Optional: add more dressing if desired
  • Season it with fresh ground pepper and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  • Serve. You're all set! You can now enjoy your delicious classic Caesar Salad!

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How many calories can I get when I eat Caesar Salad?

You can gain approximately 44kcal when you eat Caesar Salad.

Where is the origin of Caesar Salad?

Caesar salad is originated in Mexico in the year 1924.

Why is Caesar salad so expensive?

Caesar salad is expensive for it is made with a lot of natural and fresh ingredients, aside from this, the dressing is also made from scratch.

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