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Simple Caesar Salad

Prep time: 10 minutes

What you need:

  • 10 big leaves of romaine lettuce, washed, dried, and torn into small pieces
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper

What to do:

  1. Mix lettuce and other ingredients in salad bowl.
  2. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 19 calories
  • 0.7g protein
  • 1.4g fat
  • 1.2g carbohydrate
  • 0.6g fiber
  • 0.7mg cholesterol
  • 200mg sodium
  • 18mg calcium
  • 0.4mg iron

Serves: 4

Serving size: 2-1/2 leaves

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations:
Add chopped fresh tomatoes and use ½ tsp. olive oil instead. The juice from the tomatoes will help keep the lettuce leaves moist.

Reviewed by: Steven Dowshen, MD
Date reviewed: November 2015

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