Southwestern Turkey Caesar Salad



1 c extra virgin olive oil

1/3 c freshly squeezed lemon juice

1/4 c white wine vinegar

2 egg yolks

1/3 c crushed anchovies

1 tbsp minced fresh garlic

2 tsp dry mustard

2 tsp Worcestershire sauce

3 Heads romaine lettuce, washed, dried, chilled and torn

6 c TURKEY HAM, cut into julienne strips

3 c cooked black beans, drained, rinsed well and drained again

3 c red bell peppers, seeds and ribs removed, cut into julienne strips

8 oz croutons

1-1/2 c grated Parmesan cheese

3 Large Avocados, peeled and sliced


Caesar Dressing

Prepare dressing by placing all ingredients in a blender container or food processor bowl. Process until well blended.

Cover, refrigerate and hold for service.

Preparation and Service

Toss together lettuce, turkey ham, black beans, red pepper, croutons and cheese.

Toss salad with Caesar dressing.

Serve in 10-ounce portions. Garnish each serving with 3 slices avocado.