An amazing salad for your bone, artery and cell health along with support for your brain DNA and immune system.
Caesar salad is said to have been invented by restaurateur Caesar Cardini, in 1924, who after the 4th July rush in his restaurant Caesar's (at the Hotel Cesar), made the salad with the supplies he had left.
Try adding strips of roast chicken breast to turn it into a main course.
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1 large romaine lettuce (450g)
1 medium ciabatta bread (240g)
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
5 tbsp mayonnaise
80g shaved fresh parmesan
2 anchovy fillets from a tin, mashed
1 large garlic clove, peeled and mashed
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp dijon mustard
Salt and black pepper
1) Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. 2) Cut the ciabatta into cubes. 3) Spread over a large baking sheet or tray and sprinkle over 2 tbsp olive oil. Rub the oil into the bread and season with a little salt. 4) Bake for 8-10 mins, turning the croutons a few times during cooking so they brown evenly. 5) Remove from the oven and leave to cool. 6) In a medium bowl, whisk together the garlic, anchovy paste, lemon juice, remaining oil and mustard. 7) Add the mayonnaise and Parmesan and whisk until well combined. Season to taste. 8) Tear lettuce into large pieces and put in a large bowl. 9) Scatter the croutons over the top, add the dressing and toss. 10) Scatter the Parmesan on top and serve straight away.