Comfort Food Mash-Ups, Remixed: Caesar Salad + Pizza
Surfing the wave of mash-up mania that brought the world the Cronut™ and Ramen Burger, we decided to beat the winter by partnering with our brilliant culinary team in order to come up with THE most-indulgent comfort food. Together with Food Network, we’ve mashed up some classic comfort foods in unique — and dare we say, mind-blowing — ways.
Over the next several weeks, we’ll be revealing the ways we mixed and remixed some of our favorite dishes, with one recipe appearing on Cooking Channel and the other on Food Network.
To start this mash-up mania, Cooking Channel transformed the Caesar salad into a dough-in-one meal with the addition of pizza-shaped croutons. “But this looks just like a regular Caesar salad,” you say? These triangular puffy pockets of bread are dusted with a transcendent sun-dried tomato-Parmesan-spice mixture that perfectly captures pizza’s complex combination of flavors. Sprinkle the salad liberally with the leftover spice mix to impart that herby marinara kick to the whole dish.
Click here to get Cooking Channel's Caesar Salad with Pizza Croutons recipe, then head to Food Network to check out their Caesar Salad Pizza recipe.
Stay tuned next Monday for more of our remixed mash-ups.
Check out all of Cooking Channel's comfort food recipes, from soups and stews to classic casseroles, one-pot dishes, cheesy pastas and nostalgic dishes like Mom used to make.