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Hearts of Romaine Salad with Bacon, Avocado and Sun Dried Tomato

Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Pam


  • Hearts of romaine, separated, cleaned & dried
  • 3 slices of bacon, cooked & crumbled
  • 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes *Click link up above for the recipe
  • 2 tbsp red onion, sliced *Soak slices in ice water for a few minutes if they are too strong in flavor
  • 1 small avocado, peeled & diced
  • 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts
  • Fresh parmesan, shaved
  • Parmesan dressing, to taste *Click link up above for the recipe
  • Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste


  • Prepare the oven "sun dried" tomatoes and the parmesan dressing, if desired. 
  • Remove any bruised outer layers of the romaine hearts. Cut off the end core and separate the leaves then rinse and dry them. 
  • When ready to serve, place several romaine hearts on a serving plate then top with bacon crumbles, sun dried tomatoes, red onion, avocado, toasted pine nuts and shaved parmesan.
  • Drizzle with some of the parmesan dressing and lots of freshly cracked black pepper, to taste. Serve immediately. Enjoy.