Dinner

Food Friday: The Captain’s Top Secret Kale Caesar Salad


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I’ve said before that everyone should have some secrets…. and this is DEFINITELY one of Justin’s!! Well, it was until right now at least haha! I have been holding back on leaking Justin’s SUPER AMAZING TOP SECRET recipe for over a year now, teasing my friends and family at multiple dinner parties of course. But today is the day people!! And since kale is currently sprouting in gardens all over, I think it’s just the perfect time.

I cannot stress enough how much of a tangy bouncy party this is in your mouth – you will DIE! Pair it with a thick-cut juicy steak and you have my and Justin’s absolute favourite Friday night meal – the flavours together are mind blowing!! It maybe, just maybe, was how Justin won me over in the first place 😉

Enjoy!!!

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Justin’s fantastic awesome kale Caesar salad!

TOP SECRET DRESSING INGREDIENTS.

Makes 2-3 servings

1/4 cup – olive oil

1 tbsp – white wine vinegar

2 tsp – dijon mustard

2 tsp – anchovy paste

1/2 tsp – Worcestershire

2 cloves garlic minced

Salt & Pepper

2 tbsp – grated parm

2 tbsp – Miracle Whip

1 full lemon squeezed

 

TOP SECRET OTHER INGREDIENTS.

Kale – this NEEDS to be on kale!

Croutons

B.A.C.O.N!!

MORE Parmesan Cheese

 

DIRECTIONS

For the dressing – mix and shake all liquid ingredients (including anchovy paste and garlic). Once all liquids are mixed add S&P, grated parm and mayo. I add the lemon juice and a tinch more vinegar at the very end so I can control the citrusy taste I want and extra added volume.

For the bacon – get the good UNCUT stuff and cut it into cubes and fry for quick juicy bacon bits.

For the croutons – take a loaf of uncut sourdough, rip it into tiny pieces (so much more rustic this way), toss in a bit of olive oil salt and pepper and bake until brown.

Serve it allllll together, top with a generous dose of Parmesan cheese, and you’ve got yourself YUM YUM MIND BLOWING YUUUUUMMMM!

The cat is officially outta the bag…

xo Jilly & Justin

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