4 cups 1-inch bread cubes from day-old, firm Italian bread
2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
2 cups diced cucumber
1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
3 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Basil, Sweet
3/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Sea Salt
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1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® Garlic, Minced
1/8 teaspoon Spice Islands® Pepper, Black Medium Grind
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil, extra virgin
Place bread cubes, tomatoes, cucumber, onion and romaine in large serving bowl.
Combine sugar, basil, sea salt, garlic, black pepper and red wine vinegar in a mixing bowl. Let sit 5 minutes for flavors to develop. Whisk in olive oil gradually.
Toss salad ingredients with 1/4 to 1/3 cup salad dressing until thoroughly combined. Serve immediately. Refrigerate remaining salad dressing in a sealed container for up to one week.
Recipe Tip: For crisper bread cubes, toast at 350° for 3 to 5 minutes