Caesar Salad with Chicken and Avocado

Caesar Salad with Chicken and AvocadoRecipe
Photo: Michael Paul

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 157 mg
Calories 953
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Carbohydrate 34 g
Cholesterol 58 mg
Fat 80 g
Fiber 13 g
Iron 4 mg
Protein 31 mg
Satfat 9 g
Sodium 503 mg


2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon anchovy paste
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan, plus Parmesan shavings for garnish (optional)
3/4 cup canola oil
Freshly ground black pepper
2 romaine hearts, halved lengthwise
1/2 rotisserie chicken, meat sliced (2 cups)
1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained well
2 avocados, peeled and sliced
1 cup walnuts, chopped


In a small bowl, whisk together the garlic, lemon juice, mustard, anchovy paste, Parmesan, oil, and a few grinds of pepper. Set aside.

Place half a romaine heart on each plate and top with some of the chicken, chickpeas, avocado, and walnuts. Drizzle with the dressing. Top with shaved Parmesan, if desired.