Caesar Salad with Gruyere Croutons-Diabetic Diet

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 448.0
  • Total Fat: 42.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 133.0 mg
  • Sodium: 421.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 16.9 g

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This is from Richard Bernstein's Diabetic Diet -Low Carb. This is from Richard Bernstein's Diabetic Diet -Low Carb.
Number of Servings: 4



    4 anchovies
    Garlic, 4 clove
    Egg, fresh, cage free, organic, 2 large
    *Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 1/2 cup
    Cider Vinegar, 2 tsp
    *Lemon Juice, 2 tsp
    lemon zest, 2 Tablespoons
    dash of Worcestershire sauce
    salt and pepper to taste
    Parmesan Cheese, grated, 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp.
    Gruyere Cheese, 4 oz (1-oz each cut into 1 inch pieces)
    Romaine Lettuce, 4 cups, shredded


Muddle the anchovies and garlic to make a paste in a wooden bowl. Break the eggs into the bowl. Beat the eggs with a wire whisk. When the mixture is smooth, add enough olive oil, a little at a time, whisking constantly, until the dressing is creamy. Whisk in the vinegar, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Add a dash of Worcestershire sauce and 1/4 cup of parmasean. Season with salt and pepper.
To make croutons, put Gruyere pieces on freezer paper and cook in microwave for about 30 seconds or until they are crisp. Toss romaine with salad dressing. Correct seasoning. Top with remaining Parmesan and Gruyere croutons.

Serving Size: 4 servings of 1 cup each

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ALEXSTUART.

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