Broccoli Caesar Salad

This delicious twist on a Caesar salad is great with grilled steak or chicken. Serve salad warm or cold.


1 large head broccoli, cut into florets, blanched or steamed, drained well
3 tbsp. mayonnaise
Juice of 1 lemon
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
3 tbsp. olive oil
1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
2 garlic cloves, minced
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
2 slices pancetta or bacon, cooked and chopped
Parmesan cheese, for garnishing


Combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, Parmesan, olive oil, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and salt and pepper. Add broccoli and toss to combine. Finish pancetta and freshly grated Parmesan or use a vegetable peeler to garnish with shards of Parmesan cheese.

Yield: 4 servings.