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Caesar Salad Tarts
By Chris Stephan
Caesar Salad Tarts
In this recipe
CREAMY PARMESAN CAESAR DRESSING
Preparation time:
30 mins
Cooking time:
12 mins
Serves:
Makes 24
Ingredients
Bread Cases
  • 24 slices soft white bread
  • 100g butter, melted

Filling

  • 12 quail eggs
  • 12 slices pancetta
  • 1 baby Cos lettuce
  • ½ cup Beerenberg Creamy Parmesan Caesar Dressing
  • 12 anchovies, cut in half
  • Handful Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Cracked black pepper
Method:

Preheat the oven to 160°C.

Remove the crust from the bread slices and roll each slice with a rolling pin.

Brush both sides of the bread slices with melted butter and press each slice into the muffin tray.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp and golden. Cool in the tins.

Note: These little tart cases will keep for 1 to 2 weeks, in an airtight container.

To prepare the Caesar salad, place the quail eggs into a saucepan and cover with cold water. Gently bring to the boil and take off the heat immediately when bubbling.

Allow the eggs to sit in the hot water for 1 minute, then gently place them in a dish of cold water and allow to cool. Carefully peel the shell from the eggs and set aside.

Line a baking tray with baking paper and lay the pancetta out flat. Bake in a moderate oven for 10 minutes or until crispy. Lay the cooked pancetta onto kitchen paper to drain and cool.

Break the Cos lettuce into small bite-sized pieces and toss in a bowl with the Creamy Parmesan Caesar Dressing to coat the leaves.

Fill the tart cases with the dressed lettuce, a slice of anchovy, a piece of pancetta and half a quail egg.

Place onto serving plate and scatter generously with grated Parmesan. Sprinkle with cracked pepper.