Strawberry Basil Salad with Sweet Croutons

Strawberry Basil Salad with Sweet Croutons

Sweet and savory flavors combine in this colorful salad for a real taste treat.

15 min.prep time 30 min.total time
6 servings
0 Ratings

Ingredients

Croutons

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
2 (3/4-inch thick) slices sweet Hawaiian bread, cut into (2 cups) cubes

Salad

1 (5- to 6-ounce) package baby greens or spring greens
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup thinly sliced basil
2 cups halved or quartered strawberries
1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette
1/2 cup sliced almonds

Directions

Heat oven to 325°F.

Place melted butter in bowl. Add bread cubes; toss to coat. Spread bread mixture onto ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake, stirring occasionally, 14-18 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool completely.

Combine greens, green onions and basil in bowl. Add strawberries and vinaigrette; toss to combine. Top with sliced almonds and croutons; serve immediately.

Recipe Tip

Strawberries vary in size. Cut strawberries into halves or quarters so they are easier to eat.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 200

Fat: 14g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 300mg

Carbohydrates: 16g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #14895©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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