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Caesar salad with smoked tuna

Caesar salad with smoked tuna

Method

For the croutons

  • Place a frying pan over high heat until it gets very hot.
  • Cut the bread into small 1 cm cubes and add them to the pan.
  • Add the whole clove of garlic, the olive oil, salt, pepper, and cook them until golden and crispy.
  • Remove and set aside.

For the dressing

  • Divide the tuna from its oil. Add the oil into a blender and set the tuna aside.
  • Add the garlic and beat until the garlic is melted.
  • Transfer to a bowl and add the mayonnaise. Mix until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Add the parmesan, pepper, the lemon juice, and mix.

To assemble

  • Cut the iceberg lettuce into large pieces and add them to the serving plate.
  • Add the parsley finely chopped, 2-3 tablespoons of the dressing, the tuna into pieces, the croutons, the corn, and the parmesan flakes.
  • Mix and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

540
Calories (kcal)
27 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

48.0
Total Fat (g)
69 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

8.2
Saturated Fat (g)
41 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

7.5
Total Carbs (g)
3 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

2.6
Sugars (g)
3 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

19.0
Protein (g)
38 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

1.6
Fibre (g)
6 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

1.1
Sodium (g)
18 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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