Jo’s Yogourt Caesar Salad

Jo’s Yogourt Caesar Salad


Who knew a Caesar salad could taste this good and still be good for you?!

By Chef Jo Lusted


Makes 8 cups

1/2 cup low-fat stirred yogourt
1/2 cup Parmesan, shredded and divided
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 tsp each Dijon mustard and Worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp each sea salt and pepper
hot sauce, to taste
12 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
2 cups whole-grain croutons
8 oz. turkey bacon, cooked until crisp and chopped

  1. To prepare dressing, whisk together yogourt, 1/4 cup Parmesan, garlic, lemon juice, cider vinegar, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire, salt, pepper and hot sauce until smooth.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, toss lettuce, croutons and turkey bacon. Top with remaining Parmesan.

The Skinny on Stirred Yogourt

Why stirred yogourt, you ask? During the production process, warm, cultured milk is incubated in a large vat, cooled, then stirred, giving it its characteristic creamy yet slightly runny texture, which is perfect for smoothies and salad dressings!