Spicy Caesar Salad Recipe

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Amber Published: March 8, 2021 Modified: March 8, 2021

How To Make Spicy Caesar Salad

Made with toasted baguette slices, lean bacon, and lettuce, switch up your usual greens with this caesar salad that’s tossed in a spicy mayo dressing.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½baguette
  • ¼cupextra virgin olive oil
  • ½cupmayonnaise
  • 4anchovy fillets,oil-packed
  • 2tbspfresh lemon juice
  • 2large garlic cloves
  • 1tspdijon mustard
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 6slicelean bacon,(3 oz)
  • lbsromaine lettuce
  • 1long red chile
  • ¼cupparmesan cheese,freshly grated

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Spread the baguette slices on a baking sheet and lightly brush both sides with olive oil. Bake for about 5 minutes or until golden brown. Let the toasts cool, then break them into large pieces.

  3. Meanwhile, in a mini food processor, combine the mayonnaise, anchovies, lemon juice, garlic, and mustard and blend until smooth. With the processor on, slowly pour in the olive oil. Season the dressing with pepper.

  4. In a large skillet, cook the bacon over moderate heat for about 3 minutes per side until browned and crisp. Drain and slice crosswise 1-inch thick.

  5. In a large bowl, toss the romaine with the sliced chile, croutons, and bacon. Add the dressing and toss.

  6. Sprinkle the Parmesan over the salad, toss again, and serve right away. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 459.62kcal
  • Fat: 38.24g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.58g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.03g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 12.25g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.30g
  • Fiber: 3.29g
  • Sugar: 3.40g
  • Protein: 11.09g
  • Cholesterol: 33.13mg
  • Sodium: 656.22mg
  • Calcium: 139.32mg
  • Potassium: 433.15mg
  • Iron: 2.61mg
  • Vitamin A: 514.57µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.80mg
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