Balsamic Caesar Salad

Balsamic vinegar is the secret ingredient in this Caesar salad.

Slideshow:Terrific Green Salads

  • Servings: 8


  • One 2-ounce can flat anchovies, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  • 2 heads romaine lettuce (about 1 pound each), torn into bite-size pieces
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup homemade or store-bought plain or Parmesan croutons

How to make this recipe

  1. In a mini food processor, combine the anchovies with the vinegar, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, garlic and pepper; process until finely chopped. With the machine on, add the olive oil in a steady stream. Add the cheese and pulse just until combined.

  2. In a bowl, toss the lettuce, onion and croutons with half of the dressing. Add the remaining dressing, toss well and serve.

Contributed By Photo © Quentin Bacon Published February 2000

Related Video

More Videos
How to Make Creamy Riced Potatoes

493075 recipes/balsamic-caesar-salad 2013-12-06T23:10:42+00:00 Christine Dimmick fast-column|dinner-party|fathers-day|mothers-day|american|salads|8|basic-easy|fast|no-cook february-2000,caesar salad,Christine Dimmick,balsamic vinaigrette,romaine salad,anchovy vinaigrette recipes,balsamic-caesar-salad 493075

Aggregate Rating value: 0

Review Count: 0

Worst Rating: 0

Best Rating: 5