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Caesar Salad

Hail caesar salad.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
  2. Cut 1/2 to 3/4" croutons from (day old) loaf of bread and place on a baking sheet and put into the oven until dry but not browned.
  3. Use a mortar and pestle to mash the garlic with 4 tablespoons of oil and 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt. Strain the oil into a skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add the dried croutons and fry, tossing constantly until all of the oil is absorbed and the croutons turn gold. Set aside.
  5. Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan. Add the eggs and cook for 1 minute. Chill in ice water to halt cooking. Set aside.
  6. In a very large bowl, tear lettuce and toss with 3 tablespoons of olive oil. Sprinkle with the remaining kosher salt and the black pepper. Add the remaining olive oil. Toss well.
  7. Add the lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce. Break in the eggs. Toss until a creamy dressing forms. Toss in parmesan cheese and serve with croutons.
  8. Note: based on recipe from Alton Brown of Food Network TV.
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Nutrition summary:

There are 569 calories in 1 serving of Caesar Salad.
Calorie break-down: 41% fat, 47% carbs, 12% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 240
Calories 569
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 26.72g 41%
  Saturated Fat 4.824g 24%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 3.966g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 16.406g  
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 668mg 28%
Potassium 927mg  
Total Carbohydrate 68.95g 23%
  Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
  Sugars 4.3g  
Protein 17.38g  
 
Vitamin A 244% Vitamin C 126%
Calcium 31% Iron 33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
28%
of RDI*
(569 calories)
28% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (47%)
 
Fat (41%)
 
Protein (12%)
Carbohydrates, 68.95g (47%) Fat, 26.72g (41%) Protein, 17.38g (12%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories