This beautiful salad is made with chopped plum tomatoes, cannellini beans and Sargento® Shredded 6 Cheese Italian tossed with fresh baby greens. Garnish with your very own homemade croutons created with cubed Italian bread.
1-1/2 cups cubed Italian or sourdough bread, 1/2-inch cubes
1 can (15 oz.) white or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1 large tomato or 3 plum tomatoes, chopped
4 cups baby salad greens or romaine leaves
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil or parsley
1/3 cup balsamic vinaigrette or Italian salad dressing
1-1/2 cups (6 oz.) Sargento® Shredded 6 Cheese Italian
Spray baking sheet with cooking spray. Arrange bread cubes in one layer on baking sheet. Bake in preheated 400°F oven 8 minutes or until bread is golden brown. Let cool to room temperature.
Combine beans, tomato, salad greens and basil in large bowl. Add dressing; toss lightly. Add bread cubes and cheese; toss. Transfer to serving plates; serve with pepper.