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Romaine Salad with Croutons

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Romaine Salad With Croutons is a great recipe to know in itself.
For croutons
  Bread slices 4 , cubed (day old)
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic clove 1 , chopped finely
  Kosher salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
For salad
  Romaine leaves 8 , washed and drained
  Cranberry vinaigrette 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pear 1 , cored and sliced
  Parmigiano reggiano cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste

1. Using a sharp knife cut romaine lettuce, into 3 slices and keep them in a bowl.
2. Cut the bread into cubes about ¾ inch.

3. In a skillet, put extra virgin olive oil, butter and garlic.
4. Let the butter melt and get hot.
5. Put in the bread cubes and season with salt and pepper and toss well to mix and let them toast until they turn golden.
6. Remove the croutons on a plate and set them aside.
7. Add cranberry vinaigrette to the leaves and season with salt and pepper and toss well to mix.
8. Put the pear slices in the salad bowl and few croutons.
9. Sprinkle on the Parmesan cheese and mix the salad with a pair of tongs

10. Serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Salad and croutons go together like icing and cake—but only if you pair them well. No one knows the art of doing that better than Chef Keith Snow who tosses up a quick salad with romaine lettuce and crunchy croutons. Try making it at home for a real lunchtime treat.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 182 Calories from Fat 79

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.5%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g16%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 11.4 mg3.8%

Sodium 396.7 mg16.5%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.2%

Sugars 6.6 g

Protein 4 g7.4%

Vitamin A 9.2% Vitamin C 5.5%

Calcium 6.7% Iron 5.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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