How to make Caesar Salad - Cook Smart -

A classic Italian salad that can be made in a jiffy and enjoyed at leisure

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Bread (ब्रेड), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Soups

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Caesar Salad - Cook Smart

Caesar Salad - Cook Smart Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Caesar Salad - Cook Smart Recipe

  • Bread thickly slices 2

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Iceberg lettuce 1/2 (135 g bunch

  • Lollo rosso lettuce 1/2 (100 g bunch

  • Fresh basil leaves 5-6

  • Parmesan cheese shaved or grated 100 grams

  • Dressing

  • Egg 1

  • Garlic clove peeled 1

  • Sea salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 1/2 teaspoon

  • Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon

  • French mustard paste 1 teaspoon

  • Extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Boil sufficient water in a non-stick pan, add eggs and boil them for 4 minutes only.

Step 2

To make the dressing, put garlic, sea salt and black peppercorns in a mortar and crush with a pestle.

Step 3

Cut the bread slices into one inch pieces. Heat the oil in another non-stick pan, add the bread pieces and sauté till slightly crisp and browned at the edges.

Step 4

Add Worcestershire sauce and mustard paste to the garlic mixture and mix well. Break the eggs and add. Add extra virgin oil and mix well.

Step 5

Wash and dry the lettuce leaves well, tear them roughly and place in a large bowl. Tear basil leaves and add to the lettuce. Add the dressing and toss well.

Step 6

Add the bread croutons. Make shavings of the parmesan cheese with a peeler and add to the mixture in the bowl. Toss the mixture lightly with your hands.

Step 7

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.