INGREDIENTS

For the Dressing
  • 3/4 cup Extra Virgin olive oil or similar light salad oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 garlic clove , finely grated
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup Cotija cheese , finely crumbled
  • 1 pinch chili powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste
For the Salad
  • 12 cups salad greens
  • Cotija cheese
  • roasted pepitas
  • roasted red peppers
  • crumbled tortilla chips

Directions

  1. Place all dressing ingredients in a jar with a tight fitting lid and shake.
  2. To make the Mexican Caesar Salad, top salad greens with dressing, roasted pepitas, roasted red peppers, Cotija cheese and a crumble of tortilla chips, if desired.
  3. Cover and refrigerate leftover dressing.
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Course: Salad