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caesar salad

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

This flavorful salad pairs so well with steak and other proteins. It's a delicious salad to have in your recipe folder...

yield 4 servings
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For caesar salad

  • 10 c
    romaine lettuce, torn, washed and drained
  • 2-3 lg
    cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 lg
    pasteurized free-run egg yolk
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste (i always use mixed peppercorns)
  • 3 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 1/2 lemon)
  • 1/4 c
    grana padano cheese, grated plus more for garnish
  • 5 slice
    bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 Tbsp
    capers, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 c

How To Make caesar salad

  • 1
    After washing salad and draining well, place in a salad sac and transfer to the freezer for 20 minutes then to the refrigerator until ready to serve. It makes the lettuce very crispy.
  • 2
    Cut half of one garlic cloves and rub bottom/sides of the bowl. Add yolk, Dijonnaise and horseradish; whisk until well blended. Add pressed garlic, Worcestershire and freshly ground black pepper; whisk again.
  • 3
    Pour gently olive oil in the mixture, whisking at the same time. Add lemon juice and grated cheese to dressing.
  • 4
    When ready to serve, add chilled lettuce and toss until well coated. Add bacon, capers and croutons; combine with the salad. Place in 4 serving plate and sprinkle more cheese on top. Makes 4 servings
  • 5
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