Barbecue Salad with Homemade Croutons 

One of the best parts of summer is a barbecue with your friends and family. Ribs, brisket, bbq chicken- the food can’t be beat! But for all of the months of the year, here is a salad inspired by classic barbecue dishes. It’s easy to whip up for a light lunch or make for your next backyard party! 

Serves: 1

Total Time: 10 minutes 


2-3 cups of Coleslaw or Lettuce Mix 

2 Green Onions


Barbecue Sauce 

Creamy Sauce, such as Ranch Dressing or Poppyseed Dressing  

Chop green onions and cilantro. Place coleslaw/lettuce mix on a large plate. Top with chopped green onions and cilantro. Drizzle barbecue sauce and creamy dressing over the salad. Top with homemade croutons (recipe follows) and serve immediately. 

Homemade Croutons

 Great for topping salads and soups. These croutons are perfect for soaking up the flavors of any dish! 

 Serves: 1

Total Time: 5 minutes 


1 slice of Multigrain Bread

Canola Oil Spread 

1 heaping teaspoon Seasoning Salt 

Toast the bread until very brown. Immediately spread with canola oil and sprinkle on seasoning salt. Allow the to spread melt. Cut into 1×1 inch cubes. Serve over soup or salad. 


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