Caesar Salad with Chicken and Avocado

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 157mg
  • Calories: 953
  • Calories from fat: 1%
  • Carbohydrate: 34g
  • Cholesterol: 58mg
  • Fat: 80g
  • Fiber: 13g
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Protein: 31mg
  • Saturated fat: 9g
  • Sodium: 503mg


  • 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


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the garlic, lemon juice, mustard, anchovy paste, Parmesan, oil, and a few grinds of pepper. Set aside.
  2. 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.
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