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Caesar Salad Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Western
Servings: 3
Calories: 0
Author: Eduardo Joven

Ingredients

Croutons:

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 loaf tasty bread cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Caesar Salad:

  • 2 small crusty sourdough bread rolls torn into bite-sized pieces
  • Olive oil spray
  • 4 bacon rashers rind removed, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cos lettuce leaves separated
  • 60 g parmesan finely grated

Instructions

Croutons:

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Combine the butter and olive oil in a large bowl.
  • Add the cubes of bread, and toss until coated.
  • Sprinkle with salt, cayenne pepper, and black pepper; toss until evenly coated.
  • Spread the bread in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  • Bake until croutons are golden brown will take about 8-10 minutes then set aside.

To make the Caesar Salad:

  • Cook the bacon in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat until crisp and browned. Drain the excess oil in a plate with paper towel.
  • Combine the lettuce, bacon, croutons, and parmesan cheese on a serving platter.
  • Drizzle over the Caesar salad dressingand top with the remaining parmesan.