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.
Amy’s Summertime 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