Classic Tossed Salad
This is a delicious salad that goes great with any meal.
|1 cup||blanched slivered almonds|
|2 tablespoons||sesame seeds|
|1 head||romaine lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces|
|1 head||red leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces|
|1 (8-ounce) package||crumbled feta cheese|
|1 (4-ounce) can||sliced black olives|
|1 cup||cherry tomato, halved|
|1||red onion, halved and thinly sliced|
|6||fresh mushrooms, sliced|
|1/4 cup||grated Cheddar cheese|
|1 (8-ounce) bottle||ranch salad dressing|
Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Place the almonds in the skillet, and cook, stirring frequently until lightly browned. When the almonds are beginning to turn, add sesame seeds, and cook 1 more minute, or until seeds are toasted.
In a large salad bowl, combine lettuce with feta cheese, olives, almonds, sesame seeds, tomatoes, onion, mushrooms, and Romano cheese. When ready to serve, toss with Italian dressing.