Natural Factors’ Tropical Summer Caesar Salad

Added to Recipes on Thu 07/21/2011

Ingredients

Salad

Makes 2 servings

1 head Romaine hearts

1 head purple endive leaves, separated

1/2 fresh pineapple, diced

10 flax crackers (gluten-free if possible), broken into pieces

1 tbsp capers 

1 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated (optional)

 

Dressing

Makes 14 servings

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

3 cloves garlic 

1 celery stalk, finely chopped

3/4 cup water 

1/4 cup red wine vinegar

1 tbsp wheat-free tamari

3 anchovy fillets

1 date (or 1 tsp of honey) 

1/2 tsp nutritional yeast (optional)

1/2 scoop PGX

 

Directions

Wash and dry romaine hearts and endive leaves. 

 

Chop pineapple and layer on top of the greens. Top with a light dusting of capers, flax crackers and grated hard cheese if desired. Set aside.

 

Blend all dressing ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth and creamy texture is achieved. Top salad with 4 tbsp of Caesar dressing and serve in 2 portions (1 serving each).

 

Store unused dressing in refrigerator for up to 1 week.

 

Nutritional Information

2 tbsp (30 ml) per serving 

52 calories

5 g fat

1 g carbohydrates

1 g protein

1 g fiber