Caesar Salad

Caesar Salad

Finally, the secret to making a great-tasting Caesar salad at home. This one has olive oil, lemon juice, anchovy paste, romaine and Parmesan cheese--everything you need to capture that classic taste.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1/3
cup olive or vegetable oil
3
tablespoons lemon juice
2
teaspoons anchovy paste
1
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground mustard
1
garlic clove, finely chopped
1
large bunch romaine, torn into bite-size pieces (10 cups)
1
cup garlic-flavored croutons
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
Freshly ground pepper
  1. Mix oil, lemon juice, anchovy paste, Worcestershire sauce, salt, mustard and garlic in salad bowl.
  2. Add romaine; toss until coated. Sprinkle with croutons, cheese and pepper; toss.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
If you don't have anchovy paste, you can use 8 anchovy fillets. Just drain, cut them up and mix with the remaining dressing ingredients.
Health Twist
For 9 grams of fat and 115 calories per serving, decrease oil to 3 tablespoons, increase lemon juice to 1/4 cup and add 2 tablespoons water to the anchovy mixture. Decrease cheese to 3 tablespoons.
Variation
Jazz up this classic salad with grilled chicken breast. Or for seafood lovers, top the salad with 1 pound cooked peeled deveined large shrimp.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 175
    • (Calories from Fat 135 ),
  • Total Fat 15 g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 g,),
  • Cholesterol 5 mg;
  • Sodium 430 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 7 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2 g,
  • Protein 5 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 3 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.