Pizza Express warm Caesar salad recipe

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In just 15 minutes you can have this delicious, warm version of a classic salad on the table. Crunchy lettuce, juicy chicken and a rich dressing make this delicious...

Pizza Express warm Caesar salad
  • healthy
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories265 Kcal13%
Fat11.9 g17%
Saturated Fat2.1 g11%
Salt0.7 gRow 3 - Cell 2
Salt0.7 gRow 4 - Cell 2

Make your favourite restaurant meal with Pizza Express' warm Caesar salad recipe. This warm version of the classic salad makes it the perfect light bite for when the weather's a bit colder. Drizzled with creamy Caesar dressing and served up with crunchy toasted ciabatta, this recipe combines lots of different textures for an all-round delicious meal. At only 265 calories this is a tasty lunch that you won't have to feel guilty about.


  • 4tbsp light Caesar dressing, we used Pizza Express'
  • 4 small chicken breasts, sliced
  • 4 baby gem lettuces
  • 8 thin slices of ciabatta bread
  • 4tsp toasted pine nuts
  • Parmesan light shavings
  • Black pepper




  1. Preheat a griddle pan until hot. Cook the sliced chicken for 3 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Set to one side.
  2. Slice the baby gem lettuce in quarters, length ways. Heat the griddle pan and chargrill the baby gem lettuce and ciabbatta slices for 2 minutes on each side.
  3. Arrange the chargrilled baby gem lettuce on a large plate. Scatter the grilled chicken and pine nuts on top of the lettuce.
  4. Drizzle the Caesar dressing over the salad and garnish with Parmesan light shavings and freshly ground black pepper.
Top Tip for making Pizza Express warm Caesar salad

For a naughtier treat add bacon bits.


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