Classic Caesar Salad

Classic Caesar Salad

Ingredients

1 head romaine lettuce

180ml extra virgin olive oil

45ml red wine vinegar

5 ml Worcestershire sauce

3g salt

2g ground mustard

1 clove crushed garlic

2 Size 7 eggs (1 for dressing/1 x to serve)

1 lemon, juiced

freshly ground black pepper

20g grated Parmesan cheese

170g garlic croutons

45g anchovy fi lets

2 small tomatoes (optional)

Method

Clean lettuce thoroughly and wrap in paper towels to absorb moisture. Refrigerate until crisp, atleast 1 hour or more. In a bowl or jar combine oil, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, salt, mustard,garlic and lemon juice. Whisk until well blended.

Coddle egg by heating 3 cups of water to boiling. Drop in egg (still in shell) and let stand for 1minute. Remove egg from water and let cool. Once cooled crack open and whisk egg into dressinguntil thoroughly blended. Mash desired amount of anchovies and whisk them into the dressing. If desired set aside a few for serving garnish.

To assemble, place torn lettuce leaves into a large bowl. Pour dressing over the top and toss lightly.Add the grated cheese, croutons, tomatoes, and freshly ground pepper. Toss lightly.

Optional: You can also add a freshly poached runny egg on top - for extra tasteand visual appearance.

Serve immediately

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  • Onaphobia says
    This looks amazing (sans the anchovy filets). I always order this from my favorite restaurant. I should really just start making it myself at home :)
    • LiveLife2Day says
      Yummy, Yummy.. I think a great salad its essential to a BBQ! would love to try this one. :-)
    • Jim says
      This would be fantastic, served with some really nice barbequed meat on a charcoal bbq. The combination of tastes would be great.
    • Malky says
      I love this salad!
    • Hamish says
      I Shall have to give this one a go. Will go down nice at a BBQ
    • OK, this just sounds gooood! must try it (well get the missus to make it)
    • Barry says
      Primo
    • Nos4R2D2 says
      The omnivores salad.
    • mike says
      My favourite salad on the planet this is!
    • wow hope mine looks like the pic yummy :P
    • Gonzala says
      Nice and healthy.... tasty too I bet.

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