I have tried a couple of Martha Stewart recipes and this Buttermilk Chicken Caesar Salad looked popular and had some slightly different ingredients. It was only when I started preparing it, I realised that this is quite a low-calorie chicken caesar salad.
Low-fat buttermilk, Lemon juice, Garlic, Parmesan cheese, Chicken breast, Multigrain bread, Olive oil, Light mayonnaise, Romaine lettuce, Radicchio. 6/10
Level of difficulty
The recipe doesn’t have any particularly difficult steps, however care always needs to be taken when cooking chicken, that it is cooked through. 7/10
Time taken to prepare
The chicken needs to marinate before cooking, which takes a bit of time. The recipe suggests a minimum of 15 minutes, which is fine to prepare the remaining ingredients. However, if you want to marinate for longer, you will need to allow plenty of time. Cooking the chicken also takes some time. 6/10
The dressing was light and the buttermilk made it quite creamy without being particularly high calorie. The croutons were different and definitely a healthy option, using a minimal amount of olive oil. The flavours weren’t disappointing, but nor did they really jump out as particularly exiting. 6/10
The recipe isn’t labelled as low-calorie, however there calorie content of this makes it quite a healthy chicken caesar salad. If you’re looking for a light option caesar salad, then this is one to try, but personally I think that there are recipes that are equally low-calorie, but have more flavour. 6.25/10