Garden Salad with Herbed Croutons and Vegan Ranch Dressing
This Garden Salad with Herbed Croutons and Vegan Ranch Dressing is perfect for lunch or a dinner party. The dressing has fresh herbs, and with homemade croutons, you can't go wrong!
Calories 209 kcal
Herbed Croutons - you will probably have extra 2 slices gluten free bread (1 cup cubed) - I used brown rice bread 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon thyme ½ teaspoon oregano ½ teaspoon rosemary ½ teaspoon basil ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon onion powder Salad 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce ¼ cup chopped red onion 2 tablespoons peeled carrot ¼ cup thinly sliced cucumber 2 tablespoon Kalamata olives pitted and chopped ½ cup grape tomatoes chopped in half Vegan Ranch Dressing
Preheat oven to 325°.
Croutons: Slice bread into cubes. Mix herbs and seasonings together. Add olive oil and toss in bread cubes. Bake at 325° for 10 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Let cool before storing them. Salad: In bowls layer lettuce, red onion, carrot, cucumber, olives, tomatoes, dressing and croutons. Serve. Calories: 209 kcal | Carbohydrates: 24 g | Protein: 3 g | Fat: 10 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 6 mg | Sodium: 261 mg | Potassium: 420 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 6 g | Vitamin A: 11110 IU | Vitamin C: 12.5 mg | Calcium: 77 mg | Iron: 1.3 mg