Gastronomic salad with homemade garlic croutons

4 servings
10 min
25 min
Very Easy
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Number of serving: 4
1/2 loaf foccacia bread, cut into 1/2 inch cubes

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2 cloves garlic

Salt and pepper

2 tablespoonsorange juice

2 tablespoonswhite wine

2 cups butterhead lettuce, torn

1 cup herb salad mix (combination of arugula, dill, tarragon, parsley and endive)

1 large blood orange, peel removed and sliced

3 slices prosciutto, sliced into strips

2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, roughly chopped

1/4 cup sweetened, dried cranberries

2 tablespoonsroughly chopped pistachios


  • To make croutons, combine cubed bread, two tablespoons olive oil, rosemary and 3/4 of the minced garlic in a large bowl.
  • Season with a little salt and pepper. Toss well to mix all the ingredients together.
  • Spread out on a baking sheet lined with foil. Toast in the preheated oven for 10 minutes, stir with a spatula and toast for another 10 minutes until croutons are crunchy and golden brown. Set aside to cool.
  • Meanwhile, make the dressing by combining the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil, remaining mince garlic, orange juice, white wine and dash of pepper in a small bowl. Whisk and set aside.
  • Assemble the salad: On a large platter, arrange the salad leaves, sliced orange and sliced prosciutto. Scatter the cranberries and pistachios over the top. Drizzle with the dressing. Toss everything together and serve with croutons on top.


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