Green Salad With Croutons
|Croutons||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Olive oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), peeled, sliced|
|Cubed stale italian bread||1 Cup (16 tbs), crust removed|
|Olive oil||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Red wine vinegar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Crumbled dried oregano||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Lettuce head||1 Medium (Garden Lettuce)|
|Romaine lettuce head/Endive||1 Medium|
|Grated parmesan cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Heat oil in small skillet; saute garlic over moderate heat until lightly browned.
Remove garlic with slotted spoon; discard.
Add bread; saute, stirring frequently, until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels.
Combine dressing ingredients in bottle or screw-top jar; shake well.
Allow to stand at room temperature.
Clean lettuce; pat dry.
Tear into bite-size pieces; place in salad bowl.
Refrigerate until serving time.
To serve, sprinkle salad with cheese and croutons.
Shake dressing well; pour over salad.
Toss well; serve immediately.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2223 Calories from Fat 1379
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 158 g243%
Saturated Fat 25.1 g125.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 27.4 mg9.1%
Sodium 3048.5 mg127%
Total Carbohydrates 174 g58.1%
Dietary Fiber 17.4 g69.4%
Sugars 16.3 g
Protein 47 g93%
Vitamin A 1091.7% Vitamin C 225.1%
Calcium 78.8% Iron 84%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet