Caesar Salad with Chicken and Avocado

Caesar Salad with Chicken and Avocado Recipe
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.

Kay Chun,

Meals Made Easy,

Real Simple

February 2004
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