Red oak leaf with garlic croutons and Dijon dressing - Everything Anna

Red oak leaf with garlic croutons and Dijon dressing

Beautiful red oak lettuce earthy, studded with croutons, red and green like the month.
Author:
Publish date:
Recipe & food styling Marisa Curatolo. Photography Cory Aronec.

Recipe & food styling Marisa Curatolo. Photography Cory Aronec.

  • Duration
  • Cook Time
  • Prep Time
  • 4 to 6Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 head red oak leaf lettuce, washed and torn into pieces
  • 1/2 cup shaved Parmesan cheese
  • Caoarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Garlic croutons

Garlic croutons

  • 1 loaf country bread, cubed
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled

Dijon dressing

  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced shallots
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

For croutons, place garlic and olive oil in small saucepan over low heat, simmer until garlic is soft. Add bread and toss. Cook until golden and crisp, turning often about 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

For dressing, in small bowl combine all ingredients until well blended; set aside.

To assemble, in large bowl, combine lettuce, shaved Parmesan, and garlic croutons. Add Dijon dressing and toss well. Season with salt and pepper.