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Tuna Caesar Salad

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“By replacing most of the oil in a classic Caesar salad dressing with a purée of canned tuna we decrease the fat and increase the protein by eight times. The resulting dressing can makeover a simple green salad into a entrée that delivers protein, and transforms a popular creamy vinaigrette into a versatile cooking sauce.”
READY IN:
10mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. To make the dressing, purée all of the dressing ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth. Toss the romaine, red onion and dressing in a large salad bowl. Add the croutons and toss; serve immediately.
  2. Servings: 6.
  3. Nutritional Information Per Serving:
  4. Calories 80; Total fat 5g; Saturated fat 1g; Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 115mg; Carbohydrate 1g; Fiber 0g; Protein 8g; Vitamin A 0%DV**; Vitamin C 6%DV; Folate 1%DV; Calcium 2%DV; Iron 2%DV; Potassium 3%DV
  5. Nutrition Information for Dressed Salad Per Serving: Calories 140; Total fat 6g; Saturated fat 1g; Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 180mg; Carbohydrate 13g; Fiber 4g; Protein 11g; Vitamin A 170%DV; Vitamin C 70%DV; Folate 54%DV; Calcium 8%DV; Iron 15%DV; Potassium 14%DV *For salt, indicated as the amount “to taste,” no amount of the ingredient is included in the analysis.
  6. *Daily Value.

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