Romaine with Garlic Lemon Anchovy Dressing

Romaine with Garlic Lemon Anchovy Dressing


"Flavorful green salad. Can be prepared in 10 minutes or less."


10 m servings 172 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 172 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.8g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 7.9 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 357 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Separate romaine leaves. Cut crosswise into 1/2-inch-wide pieces, wash well, and spin dry.
  2. With a vegetable peeler, shave 1/3 cup parmesan curls.
  3. In a blender puree garlic and anchovies with lemon juice. With motor running add oil in a stream until dressing is emulsified. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. In a bowl toss romaine with dressing, 1/4 cup parmesan curls, and salt and pepper to taste. Divide salad between 2 plates and sprinkle with remaining parmesan curls.
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  1. 25 Ratings


For the person who didn't quite care for the dressing and was preferring something creamier-- Stir a small spoonful of mayo or cream into the dressing. That will give it a creamier consistency....

This recipe was excellent! I doubled the dressing so that I would have some left for tomorrow night's salad. I always include a salad with our dinner and this was a great change from the same o...

The dressing really is as good as the reviews say--and it's so simple! I added black and kalamata olives and pine nuts, and that put this salad over the edge. This is a new favorite!

This recipe was delicious! I followed it exactly being the first time i have ever tried to make dressing myself. It was great, i used it as a side salad. But next time i think i'll make extra an...

So good and healthy and salty goodness...Although the anchovies in a blender or food processor don't really work (maybe I just don't have hi-tech kitchen gadgets). I recommend just chopping them...

I LOVED this dressing!!! But I love any dressing with anchovy. I thought it was light and fresh and really different. Will make again and again since it's so easy too!!

This dressing reminds me of the days when they used to make Caesar salad dressing in a wooden bowl and mashed the garlic to coat the bowl, etc. The taste is so similar without the eggs and hard...

this was a very light and refreshing dressing

This is a great little salad. I serve it with creamy pasta dishes. It's a wonderful lighter alternative to Caesar salad.