Caesar Salad with a Twist

-To make croutons:

-Press 1 clove of garlic into 2 TBS olive oil and spread on some slices of French bread.

-Sprinkle with sea salt.

-Cut the bread into bite-size cubes then bake in the oven at 350 degrees until lightly brown about 10 minutes.

-For dressing, in a blender puree 2 cloves of fresh garlic.

-Then add the following:

2-4 anchovy fillets

1 egg yolk (you can boil the egg for 1 minute)

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

Lots of freshly ground black pepper

A little sea salt

-Process until smooth.

-Add the juice of 1 freshly squeezed lemon.

-Wash and dry 1-2 lettuces.

-Tear the lettuce into bite size pieces.

-Slice up some green onions and add them to the lettuce.

-Toss the lettuce with the dressing.

-Sprinkle with a generous amount of freshly grated Parmesan cheese and some/all of the following:

Some finely chopped chives or green onions

The croutons

Some cannellini beans

Grilled chicken breasts or tuna fish

Kalamata olives