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Baby gem Caesar cups

  • makes 24
  • A little effort

If you are having a party it's good to serve a mix of hot and cold nibbles. This easy lettuce and egg cup with a creamy ceaser dressing can be made ahead and means you won't have to be cooking last minute when your guests arrive.

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Ingredients

  • ciabatta 2 slices, cut into small cubes
  • olive oil
  • eggs 6, hard-boiled and quartered
  • half-fat crème fraîche 6 tbsp
  • Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp
  • Dijon mustard 2 tsp
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • parmesan 75g, plus a few shavings
  • lemon 1, juiced
  • Little Gem lettuces 4, leaves separated
  • cooked chicken breasts 2, torn into 12 bits
  • spring onions 4, shredded

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 200c/fan 180c/gas 6. Toss the bread with 1 tbsp olive oil and some sea salt. Bake on a tray until golden.

  • Step 2

    Mix the crème fraîche, worcestershire sauce, dijon, garlic and parmesan with a squeeze of lemon.

  • Step 3

    Put a piece of chicken or egg in each little gem leaf, then add the croutons, spring onions, a drizzle of sauce and the parmesan shavings to finish.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 80
  • Fat 4.1g
  • Saturates 1.5g
  • Carbs 4g
  • Fibre 0.2g
  • Protein 6.9g
  • Salt 0.21g
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