Ceasar Salad With Roasted Capers

“Just perfect for something out of the ordinary but still familiar. The capers replace the croutons for a more contemporary version. Serve as a side salad or make it more of a meal by topping with some cooked chicken strips & crusty bread and you've got yourself a divine meal! From the Chicago Tribune Good Eating Section, May 19, 2010”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 400°.
  2. Place the capers and 1 teaspoon oil in a small heavy roasting pan.
  3. Roast turning a few times, until crispy, about 18-20 minutes. *WATCH carefully towards the end. Remove from the pan, cool and reserve.
  4. Meanwhile, immerse the egg in a small saucepan of boiling water. Remove the pan from the heat; allow to sit for 10 minutes. Remove the egg from the water; allow to cool about 10 minutes.
  5. Mince the garlic in a food processor. Add the lemon juice, anchovy paste, pepper; process to combine.
  6. Spoon in the egg; pulse until combined. Add 1/2 C oil until emulsified. Pulse in 1/4 C cheese. Taste for seasoning.
  7. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce and capers with the dressing & toss to combine. Add the remaining 1/4 C cheese; toss.

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