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Caesar Salad Recipe

Caesar Salad Recipe,  There are many stories about the origin of Caesar Salad. The most likely is that it was invented by an Italian, Caesar Cardini, who owned a restaurant in Mexico in the 1920s. Simplicity is the key to its success. The classic dressing for Caesar Salad is made with raw egg yolks.

Serves 4

Caesar Salad Ingredients:

  • 3 slices day-old bread, ½ in thick
  • 4 tbsp. garlic oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 oz. piece Parmesan cheese
  • 1 romaine lettuce

Dressing:

  • 2 egg yolks, as fresh as possible
  • 1 oz. canned anchovies, roughly chopped
  • ½ tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ½ cup olive oil, preferably Italian
  • 1 tbsp. white-wine vinegar

Cooking Instructions:

  • To make the dressing, combine the egg yolks, anchovies, mustard, olive oil, and white wine vinegar in a screw-top jar and shake well.
  • Remove the crusts from the bread with a serrated knife and cut into 1 in fingers.
  • Heat the garlic oil in a large skillet, add the pieces of bread, and fry until golden.
  • Sprinkle with salt and leave to drain on paper towels.
  • Cut thin shavings from the Parmesan cheese with a vegetable peeler.
  • Wash the salad leaves and spin dry.
  • Smother with the dressing, and scatter with garlic croutons and Parmesan cheese.
  • Season and serve.

About Hanna Joy Curtis

I’m not a chef, I’m just a salad lover, a Filipino food lover. I started eating salads during my college years because I wanted something healthy and something easy to prepare. Here you can find my collection of the Best and Healthy Salad Recipes.

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