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Family Favorite Salad

 Family Favorite Salad
This salad started out as a Caesar salad—but I ran out of ingredients! We like this one just as much—Kenna Robinson, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium bunch romaine, torn
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup seasoned croutons


  • In a jar with tight-fitting lid, combine oil, garlic, salt and
  • pepper; shake well and set aside. In a large bowl, combine remaining
  • ingredients. Just before serving, shake dressing. Drizzle over
  • salad; toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This salad dressing does not contain vinegar.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 132 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 226 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.