Caesar Salad in a bowl

Delicious Caesar Salad

 
This is such a delicious Caesar Salad recipe! It is so full of flavor you will wonder why you have not made it before now. It is a great meal on its own.  You can add some grilled chicken and even penne pasta for a more hearty meal. Don’t forget your parmesan cheese on top. It really makes this salad shine. Include this delicious dish with any of our wonderful pasta dishes and make a full meal.

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What’s Caesar Salad Made Of?

Caesar salad is a pretty simple salad recipe but it is so full of delicious flavors.  I think you will really love it. It has Crisp romaine lettuce, crunchy croutons, healthy olive oil, garlic, raw apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, fresh eggs, lemon juice, black olives *(optional), mild pepperoncini *(optional), and seasonings.

What Is The Best Caesar Salad Dressing?

The very best Caesar salad dressing is one that you make at home with fresh and healthy ingredients. Free of all preservatives and chemicals but all natural.

Why Is It Called Caesar Salad?

Some people say that the Caesar salad was invented by Julius Caesar’s brother because it was his favorite dish.  The tracible history comes from Tiajuana, Mexico in 1924 by Caesar Cardini.  His daughter Rose claimed that the restaurant was running low on ingredients one day and so he threw together a salad for the patrons.  It became Caesar salad that night and the rest seems is history.

Is Caesar Salad Good To Lose Weight?

Is Caesar Salad Gluten-Free?

It can be gluten-free if you use gluten-free croutons for the salad or omit them altogether. 

Is Caesar Salad Good For Diabetics?

It would be a good choice for a diabetic, especially if you add some good grilled chicken, fish, or even beef to add some protein to the salad to make a balanced meal and get rid of the croutons and use Ramano instead of parmesan cheese.

Is Caesar Salad Healthier Than Pizza?

It can be a healthy option for a salad when you make it yourself and use healthy fresh ingredients.  It does not have all of the cheese a pizza has on it nor the high carbohydrates in the dough. 

Why Is Caesar Salad So Good?

It is so good because of the delicious fresh ingredients and the tangy salad dressing on top.

Does Caesar Salad Dressing Have Anchovies?

Yes, it does have anchovies. We use a couple of dashes of Worchestershire sauce (which contains anchovies) instead.

Is Caesar Salad Keto Friendly? 

With a few tweaks, it can be!  Get rid of the croutons and the Worcestershire sauce which contains some sugar. Trade the parmesan for Ramano cheese (which has lower carbs).

Is Caesar Salad Vegan?

No, it is not vegan.  It contains chicken eggs, cheese made of cow’s milk or sheep’s milk and the Worchestershire sauce has fish (anchovies) in it.

 

In advance, we soak some smashed garlic cloves (about 7-8) in good olive oil 1 cup and store this in the fridge for a couple of days before we make our salad dressing.  This delicious garlic oil will make your dressing delicious. 

Caesar Salad Dressing

We take about a third of the oil and put it in the base of our bowl. In a small pan boil water.  Place 2 eggs in a heat-safe bowl and pour the boiling water over the eggs.  Let the eggs set in the water for 60 seconds and then remove.  Cool and then crack into the oil. Add 1 tsp lemon juice, 3 Tablespoons Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar, and a dash or two of Worcestershire and whisk well.

Salad

Take your croutons and place them in the bottom of your chilled bowl. Add the salad dressing and toss well coating them with dressing.  To this add the rest of your ingredients.  Toss again and serve.  Goes wonderfully with a meal or serve it along with delicious breadsticks. If you want to serve this as a meal add grilled chicken on the salad or add cooked penne pasta and chicken to really make a meal of it. 

 

 

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Caesar Salad

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Delicious and tangy Caesar salad recipe.

Ingredients

  • In advance, we soak some smashed garlic cloves (about 7-8) in good olive oil 1 cup and store this in the fridge for a couple of days before we make our salad dressing.  This delicious garlic oil will make your dressing delicious. 
  • CAESAR SALAD DRESSING
  • 1/3 C. Garlic Infused Olive Oil
  • 2 pastured eggs
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Worcestershire Sauce
  • INGREDIENTS FOR THE SALAD
  • Head of Romaine Lettuce
  • Can of Ripe Olives
  • Pepperoncini
  • Fresh Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Black Pepper (fresh grated)
  • Croutons

Instructions

Salad Dressing

We take about a third cup of the oil and put it in the base of our bowl. In a small pan boil water.  Place 2 eggs in a heat-safe bowl and pour the boiling water over the eggs.  Let the eggs set in the water for 60 seconds and then remove.  Cool and then crack into the oil while whisking. Add 1 tsp lemon juice, 3 Tablespoons Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar, and a dash or two of Worcestershire and whisk well.

FOR THE SALAD:

Take your croutons and place them in the bottom of your chilled bowl. Add the salad dressing and toss well coating them with dressing.  To this add the rest of your ingredients.  Toss again and serve.  Goes wonderfully with a meal or serve along with delicious breadsticks.

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