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Default Vera's Caesar Salad Recipe

This makes enough salad for 4 people as a first course, or two as a meal.

1 large head romaine (not hearts, not enough leafy green on them)
2 garlic cloves
2 anchovy fillets
1 lemon
1/4 c olive oil
1/3 c freshly grated cheese
1T worcesteshire
1/2 T mustard
Freshly cracked black pepper
Croutons

Chop and clean the lettuce. Put into large salad bowl.

Mince the garlic and anchovies together. Place in small bowl. Pour olive oil over the blend. Add the worcesteshire and mustard. Blend well. Let sit for 5 minutes. Pour over lettuce leaves. Crack an egg into the same bowl and whisk till frothy. Pour over lettuce leaves. Juice entire lemon over lettuce leaves. Toss gently. Add grated cheese and black pepper to taste. Add croutons. Toss again. Plate and top with additional cheese and freshly ground pepper


I omitted the croutons tonight....pasta, meatballs, semolina bread and cupcakes is damage enough.
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I absolutely ADORE Caesar salad, and this one is making my mouth water like crazy!

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The flavours are wonderful together...and the lemon lightens drastically. It never feels heavy on the fork or in your mouth.
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I made this tonight, but just used 1/2 a lemon.

And made garlic croutons out of some stale hot dog buns.

Delicious, VB!

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Default Re: Vera's Caesar Salad Recipe

I adapted this one from The Silver Palate good times cookbook. I just omitted the 2 hardboiled eggs, and I made croutons from a couple of white sub rolls, instead of pumpernickel bread.

Similar to Vera's, though less lemon, more EVOO, minus the Worcestershire and mustard.

Delicious!

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Caesar Salad for 2

1/2 head Romaine lettuce (use a whole head for 4 people)
1 egg, slightly beaten
2 garlic cloves, crushed
3 T. fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup olive oil
2 anchovy filets, minced
1/2 cup freshly grated Parm. cheese
croutons

Whisk the dressing ingredients and keep in fridge for an hour or so. Pour into the bottom of a large salad bowl. Discard garlic. Add the lettuce and toss. Add the cheese and toss again. Season with sat if desired, and freshly ground pepper.

Serve with topped with croutons.
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Good to see you again on the web site. I love Cesar salad.
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I adapted this one from The Silver Palate good times cookbook. I just omitted the 2 hardboiled eggs, and I made croutons from a couple of white sub rolls, instead of pumpernickel bread.

Similar to Vera's, though less lemon, more EVOO, minus the Worcestershire and mustard.

Delicious!

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Caesar Salad for 2

1/2 head Romaine lettuce (use a whole head for 4 people)
1 egg, slightly beaten
2 garlic cloves, crushed
3 T. fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup olive oil
2 anchovy filets, minced
1/2 cup freshly grated Parm. cheese
croutons

Whisk the dressing ingredients and keep in fridge for an hour or so. Pour into the bottom of a large salad bowl. Discard garlic. Add the lettuce and toss. Add the cheese and toss again. Season with sat if desired, and freshly ground pepper.

Serve with topped with croutons.
That's basically how I make mine. No Worcestershire sauce and no croutons usually.
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Default Re: Vera's Caesar Salad Recipe

Both are close to Joy of Cooking and what I do but I add red wine vinegar. It's my favorite.
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