Perfect Caesar Salad

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"The dressing in this recipe is what it's all about! Any substitutions will definitely have an effect on this one, so I encourage you to follow the recipe as close as you can. Do not drain the anchovies. Use the whole can, liquid included. If you like Caesar Salad, you'll love this!"

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (213 g)
  • Calories 338.1
  • Total Fat - 30.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 43 mg
  • Sodium - 329.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 12.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.7 g
  • Sugars - 2.4 g
  • Protein - 6.8 g
  • Calcium - 107.4 mg
  • Iron - 2.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 20.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Wash lettuce and spin to dry or towel dry.

Step 2

In a large bowl, combine oil, vinegar, worcestershire sauce, salt, mustard, garlic and lemon juice.

Step 3

Whisk until blended.

Step 4

Coddle the egg by boiling a cup or 2 of water. Gently drop in the egg and let stand for 1 minute. Remove and let cool.

Step 5

Once cooled, crack the egg and add all of it to the dressing and whisk until thoroughly combined.

Step 6

Mash the anchovies and add (including the liquid from the can) to the dressing.

Step 7

Place torn lettuce leaves in a large bowl. Pour dressing over top and lightly toss.

Step 8

Add the grated cheese, croutons and fresh black pepper and serve immediately.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


Kchurchill5 "RIP" Forever in our Kitchen

I'm so happy to see a CLASSIC Caesar Salad. Delicious. Classic, basic, flavors. To me ... this is Caesar. I would make this over and over. Delicious

(15 Feb 2013)


we enjoyed this salad I added in a small amount of mayonnaise to make it creamy, thank you Axe

review by:
(24 May 2012)


I made this recipe as directed and was satisfied with the end results. Made for the Alphabet Soup Recipe Tag Game.

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(6 May 2012)