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Grilled Mediterranean Caesar with Capers and Sun-dried Tomatoes

Pair this eggless Caesar salad with grilled salmon or steak.
Course: Salad
Keyword: caesar, capers, mediterranean, sun-dired tomato
Servings: 4
Author: Kimberly Lord Stewart


  • 2 organic whole romaine hearts, cut lengthwise
  • 2 pounds salmon or flank steak
  • 4 tablespoons capers
  • 16 sun-dried tomatoes (oil-packed), drained and thinly sliced
  • 1/8 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon, cut into quarters


  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup plain 2% Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • ¼–½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Prepare dressing: Place garlic, lemon juice, yogurt, mustard, Worcestershire sauce and white wine vinegar in a blender or small food processor. Process until smooth. Add half the cheese, and pulse until mixed in. Start with ¼ cup olive oil, and puree until smooth. Add more if necessary to thin out dressing. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Brush cut lettuce halves and fish or steak on both sides with dressing.
  • Grill salmon or steak on an outside grill or in a hot skillet on your stovetop to desired internal temperature. During the last 2 minutes of grilling, place the lettuce cut side down on the grill or in another skillet; grill until lightly browned.
  • Place lettuce on a plate, grilled side up. Garnish with capers, sun-dried tomatoes and red onion. Serve with the meat or fish. Drizzle both with the remaining dressing. Serve with extra lemon.