A sun-dried tomato Caesar salad that can easily work as dairy or parve. Using this recipe at a dairy meal allows for the addition of fresh grated parmesan, a traditional ingredient in Caesar salad. And don't underestimate the power of homemade Herb Seasoned Croutons, the ideal complement to Caesar salad.
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- 9 servings ServingsServings
- 2 romaine hearts, shredded about 1/4-inch thick
- 1/2 cup croutons
- 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil, chopped grape tomatoes, halved (optional)
- Grape tomatoes, halved :(optional)
- For dressing
- 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 3/4 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 3 cubes frozen crushed garlic, (or 3 cloves fresh garlic, minced)
- 1 tablespoon dried parsley (or 2 tablespoons fresh minced parsley)
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 2 tablespoons water
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon coarse black pepper
- Place romaine in a large salad bowl.
- Add croutons and sun-dried tomatoes.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients until smooth and creamy.
- Pour over salad and toss lightly.
- Serve immediately with grape tomatoes, if desired.
Using Worcestershire sauce in a kosher kitchen can be tricky, because it contains anchovies. Check the kosher certification mark. When it is accompanied by a "fish" notation, it means that the level of anchovies is greater than 1.6% of the whole product. When the kosher certification mark stands alone, the percentage of anchovies is less than 1.6%. when using Worcestershire sauce with meat dishes, use a brand with a stand-alone kosher certification.
Contributed by: Quick & Kosher, JAMIE GELLER