Pizza Express warm Caesar salad recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 5 min
Cooking: 10 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 265 kCal 13%
Fat 11.9g 17%
  -  Saturates 2.1g 11%
Salt 0.7g 12%
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  • 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


    • Preheat a griddle pan until hot. Cook the sliced chicken for 3 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Set to one side.

    • 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.

    • Arrange the chargrilled baby gem lettuce on a large plate. Scatter the grilled chicken and pine nuts on top of the lettuce.

    • 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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