Pizza Express warm Caesar salad Recipe

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serves:

4

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Prep:

5 min

Cooking:

10 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 265 kCal 13%
Fat 11.9g 17%
  -  Saturates 2.1g 11%
  -  of which Sugars 1.1gg 1%
Salt 0.7g 12%

Make your favourite restaurant meal with Pizza Express’ warm Caesar salad recipe. This warm version of the classic salad makes it the perfect light bite for when the weather’s a bit colder. Drizzled with creamy Caesar dressing and served up with crunchy toasted ciabatta, this recipe combines lots of different textures for an all-round delicious meal. At only 265 calories this is a tasty lunch that you won’t have to feel guilty about.

Ingredients

  • 4tbsp light Caesar dressing, we used Pizza Express'
  • 4 small chicken breasts, sliced
  • 4 baby gem lettuces
  • 8 thin slices of ciabatta bread
  • 4tsp toasted pine nuts
  • Parmesan light shavings
  • Black pepper

Method

  • Preheat a griddle pan until hot. Cook the sliced chicken for 3 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Set to one side.

  • Slice the baby gem lettuce in quarters, length ways. Heat the griddle pan and chargrill the baby gem lettuce and ciabbatta slices for 2 minutes on each side.

  • Arrange the chargrilled baby gem lettuce on a large plate. Scatter the grilled chicken and pine nuts on top of the lettuce.

  • Drizzle the Caesar dressing over the salad and garnish with Parmesan light shavings and freshly ground black pepper.

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