Italian Salad with Basil:
Place salad ingredients in a large salad bowl. Shave the Parmesan cheese over the greens with a vegetable peeler.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Place bread cubes in a large bowl and drizzle thoroughly with olive oil.
Add dried herb, salt and pepper and toss well.
Pour onto a baking sheet and toast in oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes.
Place all dressing ingredients into a small jar and shake well until emulsified.
Alternatively, place in a small bowl, and whisk well until emulsified.
Put some croutons on top of the salad. Pour the dressing and toss together well.
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