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Butter Lettuce Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

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This recipe for Butter Lettuce Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette, by , is from Family "Favorites" Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sunset Magazine
Added: Sunday, February 11, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb. sourdough bread

3T. plus 1/2c. olive oil

4 cloves garlic, minced

1/4c. grated parmesan cheese

1/2 lb. bacon

1/4c. balsamic vinegar

1T. red wine vinegar

2tsp. Dijon mustard

1 1/4lbs. butter lettuce, rinsed and crisped

Directions:
Directions:
1. Cut bread into 3/4-inch cubes. In a 10-by 15-inch baking pan, mix bread with 3T. oil, half the garlic, and cheese.
2. Bake in a 375 oven until bread is golden, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes. Let cool.
3. Cut bacon into 1/4-inch wide strips. Stir bacon until crisp, 6-8 minutes. Drain on paper towel.
4. In a food processor or blender, whirl remaining garlic,balsamic vinegar, wine vinegar, and mustard, and with motor running pour in remaining 1/2c. oil.
5. Tear lettuce into bit size pieces and add croutons, bacon, and dressing. Toss to coat.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
About 25 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a Cox family favorite from Sunset Magazine. You can also add parmesan cheese to the dressing for a little different flavor.

 

 

 

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