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Course: cold appetizer
Total time: under 15 minutes
Skill level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
Yield: 4 servings
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Gone here are the fat-laden oil and anchovies associated with traditional Caesar recipes, along with the increasingly suspect raw egg. In this version, tart Belgian endive lends a refreshingly pungent accent, while the tomatoes add an unexpected burst of color.

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • ¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 cups chopped Belgian endive (4 heads)
  • 6 cups torn Romaine lettuce (2 heads)
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/3 cups chopped tomato (1 large tomato)

Directions

Put the garlic, soy sauce, and lemon juice in a salad bowl and whisk thoroughly. Add the endive and Romaine lettuce. Toss to coat. Sprinkle the black pepper and Parmesan cheese on top.

Garnish with the chopped tomato.

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Nutritional Information

Nutritional information is provided by the author.

Fat per serving = 1.2 grams
Calories per serving = 80