Romaine with garlic lemon anchovy dressing

    Romaine with garlic lemon anchovy dressing


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    About this recipe: A flavorful, crisp green salad akin to a classic Caesar, but without the egg.

    Serves: 12 

    • 1 head romaine lettuce
    • 100g (4 oz) Parmesan cheese
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 2 anchovy fillets, rinsed
    • 1 dessertspoon fresh lemon juice
    • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

    Prep:30min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Separate romaine leaves. Cut crosswise into pieces, wash well and spin dry.
    2. With a vegetable peeler, shave Parmesan.
    3. In a blender purée garlic and anchovies with lemon juice. With blender still running, add oil in a stream until dressing is emulsified. Season with salt and pepper.
    4. In a bowl toss romaine with dressing, 1/2 of the Parmesan shavings and salt and pepper to taste. Divide salad between 2 plates and sprinkle with remaining Parmesan.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. I just made this and it's very good. It's quick and easy and tastes like light caesar salad. I added more garlic and lemon juice to the dressing. It really improved the taste. Thank you for the recipe. - 24 Jul 2008


    this is absolutely gorgeous. i added a few extra anchovies to the dressing and it tasted great - 20 May 2010

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