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Julia's Caesar over Mixed Greens, a non-traditional Caesar Salad

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This quickly composed salad is not the recipe I am sharing, no not at all! Today's recipe is for the salad dressing that you see drizzled over the greens.

Julia's Caesar Salad Dressing, homemade and delicious, serve over mixed greens,
Julia's Caesar over Mixed Greens

It is delicious! 

Often when we enjoy a salad with our meals it is not a traditional salad in a recipe sort of way. For example, what you see over this platter of salad greens is a Caesar dressing, yet there are no croutons scattered over the greens, and it is more than just romaine lettuce.

A variety of greens is often on our table in salad form, and I have come to not only enjoy the fresh taste but crave a salad with such flavor and variety. This salad contained Romaine, Tuscan Kale, and Baby Spinach.

Juila's Caesar Dressing, homemade without the raw egg.
Julia's Caesar Salad Dressing

Julia's Caesar
adapted from: Dinner, A Love Story

1 large clove garlic, pressed or minced very very finely
8 anchovy fillets, mashed to a paste (about 1 T)
juice of 1/2 lemon (2 T)
2 T red wine vinegar
several grinds of pepper
1/4 c mayonnaise

1/2 c olive oil
1/2 c Parmesan Cheese,  finely grated (from the green can, is perfect for this)
salt if desired

Combine garlic through mayonnaise, whisk until smooth. Whisk in oil. Taste, add salt if desired.

Refrigerate until needed, drizzle over salad greens of choice.

I love serving avocado halves with extra dressing,
 for those that want a bit more dressing to enjoy!


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  1. Very fun way to serve extra salad dressing!

  2. Replies
    1. I am working towards no purchased dressings, this one is a favorite already.

  3. Your salad looks so good with all this heavy food I have been eating! Hope you have a great week and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

    1. Thanks Miz Helen, and thanks for hosting Full Plate Thursday.

  4. I can eat Caesar dressing on just about anything. ;-) Thanks for sharing it with Souper Sundays.

    1. Me too, I love a chicken caesar sandwich...thanks for visiting.


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