Crouton Salad


Crouton Salad

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You can’t find a more exciting way to use leftover bread. Turn them into enticingly crisp bread croutons and toss them up with succulent paneer cubes, peppy spring onions and crisp lettuce. Nothing dresses this up as beautifully as a mixture of cheese, olives and cream.

You will love the tangy flavour and exciting contrast of textures in this Crouton Salad.

An excellent accompaniment with a bowl of Macaroni Soup and Crispy Bread .

Crouton Salad recipe - How to make Crouton Salad

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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Ingredients

3 leftover bread slices
2 cups torn iceberg lettuce
1/4 cup finely chopped spring onions whites and greens
1/2 cup paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Into A Dressing
2 tbsp cheese spread
1/4 cup fresh cream
1 tbsp chopped black olives
salt to taste

Method
    Method
  1. Cut each bread slice into 9 cubes.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour and crisp.
  3. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.
  4. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, add the prepared spread and toss gently.
  5. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy311 cal
Protein8.4 g
Carbohydrates23.2 g
Fiber0.7 g
Fat20.7 g
Cholesterol14.7 mg
Vitamin A1124.4 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.6 mg
Vitamin C11.3 mg
Folic Acid1.9 mcg
Calcium119 mg
Iron2.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium249.7 mg
Potassium68.7 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

Reviews

Crouton Salad
 on 08 Oct 15 11:20 AM
5

I love croutons and after seeing it in a salad, i was tempted to try this recipe. The lettuce, paneer and croutons tastes wonderful togather because of its creamy spread. It is so creamy that kids are going to love it like crazy and adults too.
Crouton Salad
 on 16 Oct 12 03:25 PM
5

This salad recipe was creamy and cheesy all in one..combination of lettuce, paneer and croutons mixed with the dressing taste yummm! it taste best when served chilled...