This recipe is from Shirley McNevich's Mom's Best Recipes Vol 5. Published here with her permission.
Don't forget to check Shirley's blog.
(by Shirley McNevich)
3 cups (or more) cubed French bread (1/2" cubes)
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
2 TBSP water
2 TBSP mayo
2 1/2 tsp. white sugar
2 tsp. olive oil
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/8 tsp. red pepper
3 cups (or more) lettuce pieces
1 to 2 cups chopped cherry or grape tomatoes
2 TBSP chopped green onions
4 (or more) slices cooked/drained bacon (crumbled)
Spread French bread cubes on a pan (one with a lip) and spray them with
Pam. Bake at 400 degrees for 5 minutes, stir them, then bake another 5
minutes until golden brown--set aside. In a bowl add vinegar, water, mayo,
white sugar, olive oil, salt, pepper, red pepper--stir with a whisk until mixed.
In a large salad bowl add lettuce, onions, chopped tomatoes--toss. Pour the
dressing over the top of the salad--toss. Just before serving spread French
bread cubes and crumbled bacon on top. Double the dressing ingredients if
you want more dressing.