Caesar salad leaf canapés with Parmigiano-Reggiano

Parmigiano Reggiano

Parmigiano Reggiano

Standard Supplier 19th July 2021
Parmigiano Reggiano

Parmigiano Reggiano

Standard Supplier

Caesar salad leaf canapés with Parmigiano-Reggiano

30 min


20 canapés:

  • 2 bulbs red chicory
  • 30g chorizo, diced
  • 100g smoked chicken, thinly sliced
  • 1 handful basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 25g Parmigano-Reggiano cheese, to serve

Caesar Dressing:

  • 1 egg yolk
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ½ tbsp finely chopped anchovies
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 20g Parmigano-Reggiano cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsp double cream
  • ½ tbsp mascarpone cheese
  • Salt and black pepper


1. First, make the dressing by whisking together the egg yolk, lemon juice, anchovies and garlic clove and gradually whisk in the olive oil to thicken the mixture.
Add the grated Parmigano-Reggiano cheese and gradually whisk in the double cream, followed by the mascarpone cheese. Season to taste.
2. Assemble the canapés by taking leaves of the chicory and filling with a little dressing, followed by a few cubes of chorizo and plenty of smoked chicken.
3. Drizzle a little with more dressing over each canapé and top with chopped basil leaves and shaved Parmigano-Reggiano cheese before serving.

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