Healthy Caesar Salad

Recipe: Healthy Caesar Salad

Summary: These salads can be really high in calories at a restaurant due to the dressing. Make your own and you will be good to go!

Ingredients

Salad:

  • 1 large head of romaine lettuce, torn
  • 2 cups chopped, cooked, skinless chicken breast (optional)
  • 1 cup fat-free or low fat croutons
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese

Dressing:

  • 1/3 cup plain non-fat yogurt, drained (or fat-free mayonnaise)
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp anchovy paste (optional)
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

Instructions

  1. Place torn lettuce in serving bowl.
  2. Add croutons and cheese.
  3. Add chicken if you are using.
  4. Drizzle dressing over and toss until coated.
  5. You can also use pepper to taste.

Cooking time (duration): 10 minutes (not including cooking chicken, if using)

Diet (other): Low calorie, Reduced fat

Meal type: lunch

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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