Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

Here's the best one I've found. I found the recipe in the guest newsletter of the Elora Mill Inn, Elora, ON, CA. I've been making it for years and everyone likes it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the salad you will need 1 head Romaine lettuce, freshly grated Parmesan cheese (to taste), home made croutons, bacon bits (optional: home made are best), and lemon wedges.
  2. Make the dressing: Mix the pepper, garlic & egg yolks in a bowl. Slowly whisk in oil so the mixture thickens a bit. Add Tabasco, mustard, Worcestershire, vinegar & lemon juice. Whisk well. Salt to taste.
  3. The dressing will keep in refrigerator for a little while if tightly covered with Saran Wrap.
  4. The eggs will cause a skin to form eventually. If this happens, strain the dressing or whisk well before use.
  5. Wash lettuce. Discard any damaged leaves.
  6. Tear the good leaves into bite size pieces.
  7. Put into salad bowl.
  8. Add some dressing & toss to coat. Add Parmesan, croutons & bacon bits.
  9. Toss well to coat. If too dry, add more dressing.
  10. Serve immediately.
  11. Offer lemon wedges & more Parmesan.
  12. Accept praise gracefully.
  13. Notes:
  14. It barely makes enough dressing for one head of lettuce. If it turns out too dry, just use less lettuce next time.
  15. Tell your guests if they really want to ruin this great salad they can bring their OWN anchovies
  16. If it's too garlicky, strain the garlic solids out of the dressing before you serve [but CAN a dish be too garlicky?].
  17. If you want extra zing, use 2 - 3 dashes of Tabasco [be careful, a little bit goes a long way!].


Most Helpful

Very good. Next time I will reverse the amounts of lemon juice and vinegar as I prefer more lemon taste and a lighter color. I used 1 T of egg substitute and blended with a sitck blender and it came out perfectly creamy.

Dubainy April 22, 2010

I added smoked salmon to this salad and it was AMAZING! A big hit with the friends I had made it for.

christiansonamanda February 03, 2010

This makes a great caesar salad dressing. Made as listed with the coddled eggs and no need to change a thing. Found it to be a perfect amount for salad with one head of romaine.

Bow December 31, 2009

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