Caesar salad

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caesar salad

n.
A tossed salad of greens, croutons, grated cheese, and sometimes anchovies, with a dressing of olive oil, raw egg, lemon juice, garlic, and seasonings.

[Possibly after Caesar's, a restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico.]

Caesar salad

n
(Cookery) a salad of lettuce, cheese, and croutons with a dressing of olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice
[C20: named after Caesar Cardini (1896–1956), Mexican restaurateur who invented it]

Cae′sar sal′ad


n.
a salad of romaine leaves tossed with olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, grated cheese, a raw or coddled egg, croutons, and often anchovies.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Caesar salad - typically having fried croutons and dressing made with a raw egg
tossed salad - salad tossed with a dressing