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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 133.9
  • Total Fat: 10.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 31.9 mg
  • Sodium: 205.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 3.8 g

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Caesar salad (Home made dressing)

Submitted by: DRVILLEN

Introduction

This recipe was given to me when I volunteered with Drum Corp..
Very tasty, and easy to change to your own taste.
This recipe was given to me when I volunteered with Drum Corp..
Very tasty, and easy to change to your own taste.

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    Bacon.................................... 5 slices
    Extra virgin olive oil............ 4 tbsp (1/4 cup)
    Garlic cloves........................ 2 (more if you like)
    Dijon Mustard...................... 2 tsp (or 1/4 tsp dry)
    Worcestershire sauce........ 2 tsp
    White vinegar...................... 1 tsp
    Lemon Juice........................ 1.5 tbsp
    Tabasco sauce.................... 1 tsp (less if you like)
    Egg yolk (no membrane)... 1 large
    White bread.......................... 1 slice
    Romaine lettuce.................. 2 heads
    Parmesan cheese............... 6 tbsp (1 per serving)

Directions

Cut bread into 3/8 inch cubes and toast till crisp. Toaster oven, or regular oven. Even toast it then slice it (a little messier but still gives you croutons...)
Slice the bacon into 1/4 inch strips, start to cook them (crispy) while you prepare the rest of the salad.
After they are cooked, press them between paper towels to soak up the grease (don't burn yourself). Set them aside to cool...
While the bacon is crisping, break up the romaine lettuce and wash it, drain well (I use a salad spinner)
to dry. Chop up garlic cloves (finer is better).
In a small mixing bowl (if you have a Bullet mixer or small food processor or hand held chopper use it!)
Put olive oil, chopped garlic, mustard, worcestershire, vinegar, lemon juice, tabasco and egg yolk.
Mix these together until they come together to a mayonnaise consistency.
Put leaves in a large bowl, add bacon, and dressing toss until well coated, add croutons and serve. Top with 1 tbsp of parmesan cheese and enjoy!
Makes 8 servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DRVILLEN.






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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I will make this without the bacon to reduce fat, then top with grilled chicken. Delicious! - 3/5/09

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  • This is incredible. I used ELAURIN's comments as a guide and it turned out wonderful. I will be making this A LOT! - 1/9/12

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  • We use this exact recipe minus the vinegar, and always have. My family is so famous for it in town that people call and ask us to make it for them when they have company!

    I mix it by hand, slowly. Egg yolk first, then everything but the oil, then oil very very slowly and en with lemon juice! Yum - 3/16/11

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  • I left out the bacon and served the salad with grilled chicken breast. This dressing tastes just like the caesar dressing from the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, whose chef is an Iron Chef competitor!!! AMAZINGLY DELICIOUS!!!!! Will make this weekly and make the dressing to store for side salads. - 2/21/10

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  • Very good! We swapped the bacon for anchovie paste and added grilled chicken breast. Thanks! - 7/27/09

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  • Just the way my Dad taught me to make it...delicious - 3/19/09

    Reply from DRVILLEN (3/19/09)
    My kids ask me to make it all the time! Thank you!


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  • very easy to change the flavour depending on personal tastes - sometimes feel like a little more garlic or less :) - 3/5/09

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