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Mary's Caesar Salad Recipe

Whenever I entertain, this appears on my table...it never fails to win me rave reviews. Most folks seem to prefer this sweeter version to traditional Caesar salad.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 hard-cooked egg
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 to 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 large bunch romaine, torn
  • 3/4 cup Caesar-flavored salad croutons
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 can (2 ounces) anchovy fillets, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place the first 10 ingredients in a blender or food processor; process until egg is chopped. Add oil and blend until smooth.
  • 2. In a large bowl, toss romaine, croutons and Parmesan cheese. Add dressing; toss to coat. Top with anchovies if desired. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 157 calories, 15 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 222 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.