Salad de Maison with Fresh Lemon Dressing
The Domestic Diva Party Cookbook
2 bags heart of Romaine lettuce or 1 large head of Romain lettuce, cleaned
2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes, cut in half
3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1 cup grated Swiss cheese
1 package center cut bacon, cooked and chopped (or pre-cooked bacon, crisped and chopped)
1 1/2 cup seasoned croutons
1 package (4 oz) slivered almonds, toasted
Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl. Just before serving, toss with about 1/3 cup of the prepared dressing.
Salad de Maison dressing
3/4 cup oil
Juice of 1 lemon
2-3 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Combine all ingredients, mix well and chill. This is enough for 2 whole salads.
-you may use any type of nuts you like.
-Seasoned croutons can easily be made by taking bread, preferably day old, cutting into cubes and frying in a little olive oil in a pan on stove over medium high heat. Season generously with salt, pepper and garlic.