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This is a delicious salad fancy enough to entertain your guests with and simple enough to prepare for lunch. Savor the natural goodness of greens and nuts in this nutritious dish!

Ingredients:

1 loaf Italian bread, cubed
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 cup pine nuts
1 cup sun-dried tomatoes
2 (16 ounce) packages mixed salad greens
4 green onions, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
8 ounces feta cheese, crumbled

Method:

  1. Preheat broiler. Toss 3 cups cubed Italian bread with olive oil. Season with seasoned salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Spread out in a single layer in a well oiled 9×13 inch baking dish. Broil until toasted, turning to brown evenly. Set croutons aside to cool.
  1. Spread pine nuts on a baking sheet, place on bottom rack of the oven, and toast under broiler. This should only take a few minutes, so watch carefully to prevent burning. Set aside to cool.
  1. Soak sun-dried tomatoes in hot water for 5 to 10 minutes, or until soft. Drain, andwalnutsalad3.jpg slice.
  1. In a large salad bowl, toss mixed greens with green onions. Top with croutons, sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts, and feta.