Is Eating Caesar Salad Safe While Expecting?


1. What Is A Caesar Salad?

Caesar salad is a famous Mexican delicacy known for its distinctive flavor. It is said to be named after restaurateur Caesar Cardini.
This tasty salad contains the leafy green Romaine lettuce and croutons dressed in olive oil, lemon juice, egg, garlic, anchovies, Worcestershire sauce, Parmesan cheese, Dijon mustard, capers (dressing), and black pepper.


2. Is Caesar Salad Safe To Eat During Pregnancy?

It is not safe to eat Caesar salad containing raw eggs. Raw eggs can contain Salmonella bacteria, leading to infection and making you sick.
However, commercially available Caesar dressings are safe as they contain cooked or pasteurized eggs that are safe for pregnant women. Before you order the salad in a restaurant, confirm that they are using thoroughly cooked eggs.