Fresh Greens with Homemade Chive Croutons

homemade crouton recipe

For Salad:

– 2 heads fresh romaine, rinsed, dried, and torn into bite size pieces

– 1/2 cup Feta, crumbled

– 4 scallions, thinly sliced

– 1 pint baby heirloom tomatoes, cut in half

– Juice from half a lemon

– 2 TBSP olive oil

– salt

– pepper

– Chive Croutons, for garnish

In a bowl toss together greens, tomatoes, scallions, and feta. Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice, toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with croutons.

For Croutons

– 1/2 french baguette cut into 1″ cubes

– 2 TBSP olive oil

– 1/4 cup chives, minced

– salt

– pepper

Preheat oven to 400 F.

In a bowl, toss together bread, olive oil, chives, salt, and pepper. Spread out in an even layer on sheet pan covered with parchment paper. Bake until golden brown. Cool and reserve in an air tight container until use.