Celebrity chef Alton Brown serves up a terrific first course in his No-Guilt Caesar Salad. The guilt-free salad dressing is creamy and garlicky with none of the traditional fat--thanks to the silken tofu.Alton Brown—who created this recipe—is the host of Food Network’s Good Eats, author of seven cookbooks, and commentator on Iron Chef America.

Alton Brown


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a blender, combine 2 tablespoons Parmesan, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, white-wine vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, drained silken tofu, salt, and black pepper. Add to running blender 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil in stream until blended (1-2 minutes). Add 1 more tablespoon olive oil; blend (1-2 minutes). Divide torn romaine lettuce hearts among 4 bowls; top each with 2 tablespoons dressing, 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan, and 4 croutons.


Nutrition Facts

146 calories; fat 11.1g; saturated fat 2.5g; mono fat 6.9g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 7g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 7mg; iron 2mg; sodium 333mg; calcium 145mg.