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Simple Caesar Salad

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Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 10 big leaves of romaine lettuce, washed, dried, and torn into small pieces
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions:

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

Serves: 4

Serving size: 2½ leaves

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
19 calories
0.7 g protein
1.4 g fat
1.2 g carbohydrate
0.6 g fiber
0.7 mg cholesterol
200 mg sodium
18 mg calcium
0.4 mg iron

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

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