summer salad bar

Make your own croutons! Ideas for a reinvented summer salad bar…

Lettuce, bagged croutons, dressing, repeat. No wonder salad gets a bad rap sometimes! We’re spicing up the table with some new ideas for the summer salad bar.

Amy Richardson shares some unexpected combos to top your bed of greens, and the easiest way to make croutons at home.

Find all of Amy’s recipes on her website, or on Instagram, @greattastebuds


Amy’s Summertime Salad Bar

Salad Bar:

Greens: arugula, spring mix, butter lettuce

Cheeses: goat cheese, feta cheese, shaved Parmesan, fresh mozzarella

Fruit: raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, watermelon, fresh pineapple, fresh mango, nectarines, etc.

Vegetables: rainbow radishes, Persian cucumbers, rainbow ribboned carrots, jicama

Herbs: torn basil leaves, fresh thyme

Nuts: pralines pecans, roasted pipitas, roasted pine nuts, macadamia nuts


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