Broccoli caesar salad

Make this broccoli caesar salad for an easy, sophisticated starter. Ready in just 10 minutes, it’s ideal for a dinner party or Christmas lunch

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 201
  • fat 19g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 3g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 4g
  • salt 0.5g


  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 2 anchovies in oil
  • 4 tbsp olive oil, plus extra to serve
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 10g finely grated parmesan, plus extra to serve
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 300g long-stemmed broccoli
  • 2 shop-bought crostini, crushed


  1. Crush the garlic with the anchovies. Tip into a small bowl and mix with the  oil, mayonnaise, lemon juice, parmesan and Dijon mustard.

  2. Cook the broccoli in a pan of boiling salted water for 3-4 mins until just tender. Drain. Arrange the broccoli over four plates, then drizzle with the dressing. Crush the crostini and scatter over the salad, then drizzle with a little more olive oil and sprinkle with extra grated parmesan.

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