Keto Caesar Salad & Caesar Dressing Recipe (low carb dressing) LCHF

Caesar Salad

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Recipe Macros

Tracking your macros is important while trying to remain in Ketosis. Here they are for one serving of this recipe.

Fat

Fat: 44g

Protein

Protein: 27g

Carb

Carbs: 4g (net)

Icons do not reflect ingredients.

Caesar Salad with Non-Anchovy Dressing

Keto Caesar Dressing Recipe

I remember the day I found out that Caesar salad dressing had anchovies in it {insert sick emoji face here!!}. I was not okay with that. I was also immature and didn’t know why I wasn’t okay with that, just that it sounded gross.

I’m still not a fan of canned fish (which is unfortunate since my whole family loves sardines), but I’m totally fine with them in my salad dressing if I can’t really taste them. I’m not picky about much, except fishy things. And mushrooms, but that’s another story for another day.

Non-Anchovy Caesar Salad Dressing

Clean Ingredient Caesar Dressing

What I’m not really fine with at all is preservatives and artificial anything in my food. I refuse to buy salad dressings at the grocery store because they all have weird ingredients, and for some unknown reason, a surprising number of restaurants add sugar to their salad dressings. Very unnecessary.

Non-Anchovy Caesar Salad Dressing

So I make all of our dressings and they actually taste better than anything from the store or restaurants. If you like your Caesar with a little more parm and a little less lemon juice, you can alter it to suit your tastes. The beauty in making your own food…

Non-Anchovy Caesar Salad Dressing

Caesar Salad

Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 393 kcal
Author: Kendra Benson
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Ingredients

Caesar Dressing

Caesar Salad

  • 2 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 head Romaine Lettuce chopped
  • 2 cups Baby Spinach
  • 1/2 cup or more Shredded Parmesan not shelf stable stuff

Instructions

Caesar Dressing

  1. Add all dressing ingredients (except Parmesan cheese) to the bowl of a food process or in a blender. Process on high until the garlic is minced down and the mixture is smooth. Add in the cheese and pulse until it is incorporated but not completely smooth. Pour into a glass bottle/jar and store in the fridge (up to 2 weeks) until ready to use.

Caesar Salad

  1. Place a skillet or griddle on the stove over medium heat. In a mixing bowl, add the chicken breasts, avocado oil, salt, and pepper. Stir to evenly coat. When the skillet/griddle is hot, add the chicken and cook, turning as needed, until fully cooked through and no longer pink. Remove from skillet and let rest for at least 5 minutes before slicing.
  2. Divide the romaine lettuce and spinach evenly between 4 salad bowls. Sprinkle the shredded Parmesan on the lettuce, and top with slices of chicken breast. Drizzle with desired amount of Caesar dressing and eat immediately.

Recipe Notes

  • If you prefer more crunch to your Caesar salad (like croutons), we love using Parmesan crackers (like Whisps).
Nutrition Facts
Caesar Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 393 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 1272mg 53%
Potassium 733mg 21%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 29g 58%
Vitamin A 307.7%
Vitamin C 21.1%
Calcium 57%
Iron 13.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Love Caesar salad but can't have (or don't love) fish? Make your own clean ingredient version of the dressing with no fish, no preservatives, and all the flavor.

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