Sun-Dried Tomato, Feta and Pine Nut Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Sun-Dried Tomato, Feta and Pine Nut Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Sun-Dried Tomato, Feta and Pine Nut Salad

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"A delicious salad fancy enough to entertain with and easy enough to make for yourself for lunch. Try adding grilled chicken strips to make a meal out of it! Serve with balsamic vinaigrette."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    15 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat broiler. Toss 3 cups cubed Italian bread with olive oil. Season with seasoned salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Spread out in a single layer in a well oiled 9x13 inch baking dish. Broil until toasted, turning to brown evenly. Set croutons aside to cool.
  2. Spread pine nuts on a baking sheet, place on bottom rack of the oven, and toast under broiler. This should only take a few minutes, so watch carefully to prevent burning. Set aside to cool.
  3. Soak sun-dried tomatoes in hot water for 5 to 10 minutes, or until soft. Drain, and slice.
  4. In a large salad bowl, toss mixed greens with green onions. Top with croutons, sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts, and feta.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 24, 2005

This was a great salad even though I used romaine. My sun-dried tomatos weren't getting soft enough so I put them in 2 cups water and microwaved them for a minute - that worked great. I put the pine nuts in the toaster oven and toasted 2 times on light - easier than broiler, didn't have to keep an eye on them. I'd definately make this again.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 28, 2005

Good but a lot of work if you make the croutons yourself. The only thing I would change next time is use a different dressing since the family was not too thrilled with the balsamic vinaigrette (just our taste) Presentation was really nice

 

26 Ratings

Nov 05, 2004

Beautiful salad. As a timesaver, I just used store bought croutons and skipped the whole first part of the recipe. The colors were spectacular and I could see this ending up on a holiday buffet because of the gorgeous green/vibrant red color of the salad. Used a bag of romaine salad. Topped it off with a nice balsamic vinegarette. Husband said it had become one of his favorite salads because he loved all the different flavors.

 
Dec 19, 2007

Fabulous salad. I admit I have never appreciated croutons. . . until now. I think making your own croutons is totally worth the effort (what effort? 5-10 minutes is all it takes). They are great, the salad is great. I do not brown nuts under the broiler after catching some pecans on fire using that method a few years back. Instead, I toast them on the stovetop in a pan without oil, over medium heat. That way I can watch them more carefully, turn them easier, etc.

 
Mar 24, 2007

Great salad! I used sun dried tomatoes that were packed in oil and drained them well. The extra flavor from the oil complemented the salad nicely.

 
Oct 09, 2005

This recipe went over very well at a recent party. Everyone has been asking me for the recipe and several of us have made it again. It will become a staple in our house! It is a little on the expensive side when you buy all of the ingredients, but it was well worth the extra cost!

 
Aug 16, 2005

This salad was so good. I was too tired to make my own crutons, so I just used boxed. I only had the sun-dried tomatoes in oil and those worked fine. I made my own balsamic vinegrette with a flavored olive oil. I will make this salad again. Maybe next time I will add some chicken.

 
Dec 26, 2004

This was my contribution to Christmas Eve dinner, and was well-received. My husband is requesting it today again **!!!**. Very good, will top with broiled chicken breast cut in strips this time.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 436 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 52.4 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 18.8 g
  • 29%
  • Fiber
  • 6.2 g
  • 25%
  • Protein
  • 16.4 g
  • 33%
  • Sodium
  • 1036 mg
  • 41%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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