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Dijon Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe

Tender chicken is lightly dressed in this zesty toss-up from Peg Boehm. The Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin cook appreciates the salad’s bright flavors and low-sodium content.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 7 cups torn romaine
  • 3 cups julienned cooked chicken breast, warmed

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice, oil, sour cream, water, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic and pepper. Stir in 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese.
  • 2. Toss the romaine with 1/4 cup dressing; divide among four plates. Top with chicken; drizzle with remaining dressing. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 254 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 169 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.