Caesar Salad Fries

Caesar Salad Fries
Staff Writer
Jane Bruce

How great is a Caesar salad when you get a bite of lettuce, drenched in dressing, and a crispy crouton? Now take that crouton and replace it with fries. We did, and it was amazing.

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1
Servings
3291
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the fries

  • 1 Cup thinly sliced romaine lettuce
  • 4 Tablespoons Caesar salad dressing
  • 1/4 Cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 Cup frozen fries, baked or deep-fried

Dressing

  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 Cups extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 large cloves garlic, completely smoothed and pressed on a cutting board with a knife and coarse salt
  • 1 Teaspoon dry mustard
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

For the fries

Place ½ cup of the romaine lettuce in fry boat or shallow bowl. Dress the lettuce with 2 tablespoons of the Caesar dressing and half of the Parmesan cheese. Add the fries on top, the rest of the romaine lettuce, and the rest of the dressing and cheese.

Dressing

Fill a small pan with water and bring it to a boil. Add the eggs and coddle for about 45 seconds. Remove from the water. In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, garlic, and dry mustard. Crack the eggs into the olive oil and whisk. Add the lemon juice and season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside. 

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
266g
100%
Sugar
13g
14%
Saturated Fat
155g
100%
Cholesterol
213mg
71%
Carbohydrate, by difference
168g
100%
Protein
63g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
86µg
12%
Vitamin B-12
7µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
8mg
11%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
80µg
89%
Calcium, Ca
762mg
76%
Choline, total
219mg
52%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
239µg
60%
Iron, Fe
15mg
83%
Magnesium, Mg
107mg
33%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
19mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
1942mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
93µg
100%
Sodium, Na
4481mg
100%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
283g
10%
Zinc, Zn
11mg
100%

Caesar Salad Shopping Tip

Stores often carry pre-washed, pre-trimmed romaine celery hearts, a major time-saver.

Caesar Salad Cooking Tip

It's not hard to make your own croutons. Cube some old bread, place into a 350 degree oven, and toss and turn every 10 minutes until golden brown.