Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Skinny Caesar Salad

Here is a Caesar Salad recipe from Delish that has all of the taste for a lot less calories. For you Caesar Salad lovers, keep this recipe and enjoy it; it's not often that you can enjoy a Caesar Salad and not feel guilty.

Healthy Makeover: Caesar Salad

From Good Housekeeping

We've given high-calorie Caesar a healthy makeover. We coated the croutons with cooking spray instead of olive oil, then replaced egg yolk with light mayonnaise to keep the classic dressing’s creamy texture — without the classic guilt.

Serves: 6 Edit

Yields: 6 first-course servings

Total Time: 25 min

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 10 min

Oven Temp: 400


  • 4 ounce(s) Italian bread
  • 1 clove(s) garlic, cut in half
  • Nonstick olive oil cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup(s) light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup(s) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoon(s) fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon(s) anchovy paste
  • Coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 package(s) (18-ounce) hearts of romaine lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cut bread into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Rub bread slices, on both sides, with cut sides of garlic. Cut bread into 1/2-inch cubes; place in jelly-roll pan. Spray bread liberally with cooking spray. Bake 10 minutes or until golden-brown and crisp. Cool croutons in pan.
  3. Meanwhile, in large salad bowl, with wire whisk, mix together mayonnaise, Parmesan, lemon juice, olive oil, anchovy paste, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  4. Add lettuce and croutons to dressing in bowl; toss to coat.

Nutritional Information
(per serving)

Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat2g
Total Carbohydrate13g
Dietary Fiber2g