Marilyn's Special Salad

Marilyn's Special Salad

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  • Prep

    25 m
  • Ready In

    25 m
Marilyn G.
Recipe by  Marilyn G.

“This Romaine lettuce salad is a wonderful side dish for a barbeque. By adding either shrimp or chicken, it becomes a meal by itself.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 4 servings

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Directions

  1. Whisk together the lemon juice, garlic and salt and pepper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the Romaine, bacon, tomatoes, Swiss cheese, Parmesan cheese, almonds and croutons. Add enough dressing to coat; toss and serve.

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Reviews (6)

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1SOUTHERNGIRL
18

1SOUTHERNGIRL

Would have given this 5 stars except that "Marilyn" got it wrong. This is an old French recipe that should have 3/4 c oil + 1/4 c lemon juice with only 2 garlic cloves and salt & pepper for the dressing. Prepared the tradtional way, it's definitely worth all 5 stars.

luvin'it
10

luvin'it

When made correctly this recipe is heavenly. To make the dressing...mince the garlic cloves, then put them in the blender with lemon juice, 3/4 C oil, and salt & pepper. Blending it makes it kind of frothy and mixes it well. Everything else I do the same, except I put more bacon and I have never tried croutons in it. We call this salad Dragon Breath, and it is a hit at parties. My friend gave me this recipe and she masters it every time. Enjoy

THEFAMILYCHEF
5

THEFAMILYCHEF

The oil is missing in this recipe. It is too bland without oil. I have made this before as it is a french salad but I can't remember the french name. The dressing should have 3/4 cup of oil with 1/4 cup lemon juice and 2 cloves of garlic as 1southerngirl also mentions in her reveiw. This made more than 4 servings.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 620 cal
  • 31%
  • Fat
  • 39 g
  • 60%
  • Carbs
  • 37.9 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 33.9 g
  • 68%
  • Cholesterol
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium
  • 1203 mg
  • 48%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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