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Real Caesar Salad

The caesar salad is not Italian like many people think.  Yes, it was created by an Italian immigrant in the 1920’s; however, It was created as his restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico.  That makes it more Cesar than Caesar.  No  matter, this is still a delicious recipe.  Make it once, then play around with it and make it your own version of this real Caesar or is that Cesar salad.

  • Cooking Time: 20 min
  • Serves: 4


1 medium head romaine lettuce
1 can anchovies, Finley chopped
2 tbsp olive oil (included oil from anchovy can)
1 tsp dried mustard
1 tsp red wine vinegar
1 or 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 tsp worcestershire sause
1 tbsp parmesan, cheese graded
1 egg coddled
Juice from 1/2 lemon
Pepper to taste


  1. Wash and break lettuce to bite size pieces and set aside to drain till ready to serve.
  2. Add garlic and anchovies, olive oil, dried mustard, vinegar and Worcestershire sauce to your favourite wooden (traditional) or glass bowl.; blend well. Let stand till ready to serve.
  3. Add lettuce and toss well. Add coddled egg, croutons, and cheese and toss well. Ground pepper can be added if you or your guests like.Serve and enjoy.

Photo and recipe courtesy: Leon