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Caesar Salad

Yield 2 servings.
Make Caesar Salad the first course of a low-fat Italian meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 (3/4-inch-thick) slices French bread
  • Butter-flavored vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 clove garlic, cut in half
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon anchovy paste
  • 3 cups torn romaine lettuce
  • 4 fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 154
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 4.9 g
  • satfat 1.4 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 6.9 g
  • carbohydrate 20.7 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 4 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 505 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Coat both sides of each bread slice with cooking spray; rub both sides of each slice with cut side of garlic clove. Set garlic aside. Cut bread into cubes. Place cubes on a baking sheet; bake at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp and browned.

  2. Combine vinegar and next 3 ingredients in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously. Rub inside of a wooden bowl with cut side of garlic clove. Add lettuce and mushrooms; add vinegar mixture to salad, and toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with cheese and pepper.

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