PREHEAT OVEN TO 375*F
PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES
TOTAL TIME: 20 MINUTES
SERVINGS: 6

Recipe courtesy of My Recipes

Recipe courtesy of My Recipes

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 1/2 cups cubed white bread
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon sugar
  • 12 ounce fresh romaine lettuce hearts, chopped
  • 1 1/2 pounds assorted fresh Alabama tomatoes, sliced
  • 6 slices cooked bacon, chopped

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375*F.
  • Prepare Croutons: toss together bread, melted butter, salt, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Place on a baking sheet, and bake 7 to 8 minutes. Remove from oven, set aside.
  • Prepare Dressing: combine shalllot and vinegar in a medium mixing bowl, and let standing for 5 minutes. Whisk in buttermilk and next 5 ingredinets.
  • Make Salad: Arrange romaine lettuce hearts onto a serving platter. Top with sliced tomatoes and chopped bacon, and drizzle with 3 tablespoon of dressing. Add croutons, parsley, and basil.
  • Serve immediately with remaining dressing on the side.
  • Enjoy!