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Caesar Salad

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  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Olive oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Croutons 2 Cup (32 tbs), made from stale french bread
  Romaine lettuce head 3
  Black pepper To Taste
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Lemon 1 Large, juiced
  Anchovy fillets 8 , diced
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Crush the garlic and add the olive oil.
Let stand overnight; discard the garlic.
Brown the croutons in one quarter cup of the garlic-flavored oil.
Stir the croutons carefully so they color on all sides.
Drain them on paper toweling and reserve .
Break the lettuce into a large bowl.
Sprinkle with the remaining half cup of the flavored oil and toss to coat.
Grind a generous amount of black pepper over the salad and add the salt.
Cook the eggs in the shells in simmering water exactly one minute.
Remove from the water and break the eggs over the salad.
Squeeze the lemon juice directly over the eggs and mix the salad so that there is a thick, creamy look to the lettuce.
Add the diced anchovies.
Add more salt, pepper or lemon juice, if desired.
Sprinkle the grated parmesan cheese over the salad, mix and add the croutons at the last moment before serving.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2420 Calories from Fat 1794

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 202 g311.1%

Saturated Fat 37.5 g187.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 526.9 mg175.6%

Sodium 6467.3 mg269.5%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g32.1%

Dietary Fiber 24.9 g99.7%

Sugars 11.9 g

Protein 76 g151.6%

Vitamin A 2014.9% Vitamin C 515.8%

Calcium 150.7% Iron 101.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Caesar Salad Recipe