Crouton Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 (8-ounces) loaf rosemary bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes* see Cook's Note

Olive oil, for drizzling

3 cups packed arugula

1/3 cup toasted pine nuts

1/4 cup Citrus-Herb Sauce, see Roasted Citrus-Herb Game Hen recipe

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the bread on a baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and bake for 12 to 15 minutes until toasted. Set aside to cool.
  3. In a medium salad bowl, mix together the cooled croutons, arugula, and pine nuts. Add the Citrus-Herb Sauce. Toss well until all ingredients are coated. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve immediately.
  4. *Cook's Note: You can also use olive bread or any plain rustic loaf in place of the rosemary bread.