This delicious Caesar Salad recipe is the perfect example of a much healthier version to a usually high fat menu option.


Ingredients (makes 4 as a side dish)

  • DRESSING
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup 97% fat-free mayonnaise
  • 4 anchovy fillets
  • 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • CROUTONS
  • 3 slices multigrain bread
  • cooking spray
  • SALAD
  • ¾ cup (90g) bacon short cut
  • 1 large cos lettuce
  • 1 punnet (250g) cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese

Method

  1. To make 1 cup of Dressing: Boil egg for 6 minutes, cool slightly then shell. Place all ingredients except egg into food processor or blender, blend for 30 seconds. Add egg, blend for 10-15 seconds.
  2. To make 1 cup of Croutons: Heat oven to 200°C fan forced. Toast bread, then cut into small cubes, place bread on baking tray. Lightly coat with cooking spray. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until brown and hard.
  3. To make Salad: Cut bacon into small cubes, microwave or dry fry bacon, drain on paper towel. Wash lettuce leaves, break into chunks and place in a large salad bowl. Scatter tomatoes and bacon over lettuce. Add ½ cup dressing (refrigerate remaining dressing for another time). Toss ingredients together. Sprinkle croutons and cheese on top. Serve.


  • So healthy and has loads of benefits as well I would like to give it a try I’m willing

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  • This is such a healthy dish always welcome in our family!

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  • Thank you for this recipe Annette.

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  • Love this healthy version of this salad.

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  • A favourite with us.

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  • Yum, I love a good Caeser salad.

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  • I love caesar salad

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  • a lovely recipe that is quick to prepare and healthy

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  • This Caesar salad recipe; delicious, simple and perfect for everyone to enjoy and share!.

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  • Mmm Caesar Salad is my favourite salad ever! Never tried it with tomatoes before though. Great idea. Thanks for sharing!

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  • What a lovely low fat meal idea.

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  • This is a lovely dressing. Thanks for sharing.

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  • This looks fresh and healthy. I love the bacon and anchovies!

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  • I love salads !! But no croutons and meat or fish for me, also would not eat it with mayonnaise or dressing,

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  • For quick cheat croutons, toast bread, add garlic butter or spray with oil and sprinkle with garlic flakes, cut it into squares.

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