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Eat Seasonably Caesar Salad

Eat Seasonably Caesar Salad

The classic Caesar Salad, topped with anchovy and parmesan, is one of the simplest and tastiest things to do with an in-season lettuce.

What you need

Serves 4

Salad
  • 1 Small Ciabatta Loaf
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Clove of Garlic
  • Sea Salt
  • 2 Small Cos Lettuce, washed
  • 50g Parmesan Shavings
  • 1 x 50g Anchovy Fillets (save the drained juice for the dressing)
  • Dressing
  • 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 60ml Yogurt
  • Dash Tabasco Sauce
  • Freshly ground Black Pepper & salt

Directions

Make the croutons: preheat the oven to 180˚C/ 350˚F/ Gas 4

Cut or tear the bread into 2.5cm pieces

Put into a baking tray, sprinkle with sea salt, olive oil & garlic. Cook for 10 minutes and cool

To make the dressing, whisk all the ingredients together in a bowl

Arrange the lettuce in a shallow bowl, tearing any of the larger leaves in half

Toss the leaves with the dressing and sprinkle over the parmesan, anchovies & croutons

Serve in the large bowl or individually

Makes a great starter or light lunch in the summer, chicken breasts can be added to make a more substantial meal

Eat Seasonably Caesar Salad

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