Celebrity chef Alton Brown serves up a terrific first course in his No-Guilt Caesar Salad. The guilt-free salad dressing is creamy and garlicky with none of the traditional fat--thanks to the silken tofu.

Recipe by Health April 2012


Credit: Levi Brown

Recipe Summary

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 2/3 cups salad)


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a blender, combine 2 tablespoons Parmesan, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, white-wine vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, drained silken tofu, salt, and black pepper. Add to running blender 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil in stream until blended (1-2 minutes). Add 1 more tablespoon olive oil; blend (1-2 minutes). Divide torn romaine lettuce hearts among 4 bowls; top each with 2 tablespoons dressing, 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan, and 4 croutons.


Nutrition Facts

146 calories; fat 11.1g; saturated fat 2.5g; mono fat 6.9g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 7g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 7mg; iron 2mg; sodium 333mg; calcium 145mg.