Light Caesar Salad

Ingredients

1/2 cup reduced-fat ricotta cheese
1 cup nonfat plain yogurt
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/4 cup capers, rinsed
3 tablespoons fresh chives
2 tablespoons fresh parsley
1/2 yellow onion, rough chopped
3 tablespoons fresh basil
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper, to taste
small washed and torn into pieces
Capers and croutons as garnish, (optional)

Preparation

1
In blender, puree all ingredients except lettuce until smooth. Toss dressing with lettuce and garnish with additional capers and croutons if desired.
2
Makes2 1/2 cups dressing or 6 cups dressed salad.

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This dressing gets its tangy flavor from capers and garlic instead of the usual anchovies. Using low-fat ricotta and yogurt instead of oil keeps it creamy and light.

Yield:

6.0 servings

Added:

Friday, December 10, 2010 - 1:02am

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