The lovely Kristen S asked for my recipe for my favorite salad. Here it is, this is my Aunt Nellie's Kick Ass Salad. Enjoy!
Aunt Nellie's Kick Ass Salad
3/4 Cup Vegetable or Canola Oil
1/4 Cup Fresh Lemon Juice (2 large lemons)
2 Garlic Cloves – minced
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1/2 Teaspoon Pepper
2 Bunches (2 lbs) Romaine
2 Cups Chopped Tomato
1 Cup Shredded Swiss Cheese
2/3 Cup Toasted Slivered Almonds or Toasted Pecans (I prefer Almonds)
1/2 Cup Grated Fresh Parmesan Cheese
8 Pieces Cooked Bacon –crumbled
1 Cup Croutons
In a jar or bowl with a tight fitting lid combine first five ingredients and shake well (or put in blender). Mix remaining ingredients and add dressing. Serves 14.