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Caesar Salad with Shaved Parm

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    Summer is not the time for fat-laden salads. A typical Caesar salad clocks in at over 200 calories and is loaded in excess fat and sodium. My version is full of flavor and only has a little over 100 calories per serving.

    One of my secret weapons is anchovy paste that you can find in the Italian section of your grocery store near the tubes of tomato paste. Anchovy paste is a great way to add umami without adding too many calories. The best part? By purchasing it in the tube, you can use it in a variety of dishes that only call for a tablespoon or two.

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    caesar salad with shaved parm

    Caesar Salad with Shaved Parm

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    This Caesar salad is full of flavor and only has a little over 100 calories per serving.
    PREP: 10 mins
    TOTAL: 10 mins
    Servings: 4


    • ¼ c parmigiano reggiano (grated)
    • 2 cloves garlic (grated)
    • ¼ c lemon juice
    • 1 tbs anchovy paste (optional)
    • 1 tsp black pepper
    • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
    • 8 c lettuce of choice (I used organic mixed greens)


    • In the bottom of a salad bowl, whisk together parmigiano reggiano, garlic, lemon juice, anchovy paste and black pepper.
    • Slowly drizzle in olive oil and continue whisking to create dressing.
    • Add greens of choice and serve with extra shaved parmigiano reggiano.


    Excellent source of Vitamin A, good source iron, Vitamin C


    Calories: 112kcalCarbohydrates: 5.7gProtein: 4.5gFat: 9.1gSaturated Fat: 1.9gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 312mgFiber: 2g

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    Liz DellaCroce

    Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families. Click Here To Subscribe to my newsletter:

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