This. Is. It. The salad you won’t be able to stop making. It’s simple; healthy; and, most of all, delicious. So now, every dinner where you don’t know what to make or what to bring — this Baja-inspired chopped Caesar salad can be your go-to star dish. It’s great with grilled wild salmon, shrimp, or free-range chicken on top, too. So you can get #salading and serve dinner quickly.
Baja-Inspired Chopped Caesar
(Makes 4-6 servings)
Tip: The dressing is also great on grilled veggies, as a marinade for meat or seafood, or tossed with quinoa or rice.
- 1 large, or 2 small, red leaf lettuce heads
- 1 avocado, cubed
- 1 handful cilantro, chopped for garnish
- 2 to 3 radishes, thinly sliced
Baja Caesar Dressing:
- ½ cup whole-milk Greek yogurt
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 2 teaspoons gluten-free Worcestershire sauce
- 2 teaspoons anchovy paste
- 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- 2 limes, juiced
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
Blend dressing ingredients together. Assemble salad ingredients, and toss with dressing.
Optional: Sprinkle with feta or fresh Parmesan, and extra chopped cilantro to serve.
Issaquah native Sarah Adler is a local food blogger, nutrition coach, real-food lover, and owner of Simply Real Health Inc. Find more of her recipes, photos, and videos at simplyrealhealth.com.