Egg Lettuce Salad with Garlic Herb Croutons Recipe

March 3, 2015
(Last Updated On: March 3, 2015)

How to make Egg and Lettuce Salad with Garlic Herb Croutons

Egg Lettuce Salad with Garlic Herb Croutons Recipe is super tasty and incredibly satisfying meal.  This healthy salad can be varied to use whatever fresh vegetables are available.  Try halved cherry tomatoes, broccoli florets, strips of sweet pepper, thinly sliced apples, or whatever you prefer.

Egg Lettuce Salad with Garlic Herb Croutons begins with a bed of romaine lettuce, carrots, cucumber and garlic herb croutons. This delicious, easy peasy salad delivers a beautiful presentation to the table and a great meal for a picnic with the family.

Egg Lettuce Salad with Garlic Herb Croutons

Egg Lettuce Salad with Garlic Herb Croutons Ingredients:

  • Kewpie Japanese Mayonnaise, 17.64-Ounce Tube
  • 100 gram Romaine Lettuce
  • 4 hard boiled eggs, peeled, halved
  • 1 small red onion, halved, thinly sliced
  • 1 small cucumber, sliced
  • 1 small carrot, sliced
  • 1 medium apple, cut into small cubes

Garlic and herb croutons:

  • 6 pieces Tasty bread, cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley leaves, finely chopped

Egg Lettuce Salad with Garlic Herb Croutons Instructions:

Step 1

  • To hard-boil the eggs, place the eggs in a saucepan.
  • Pour and cover it with cold water then cover pan.
  • Bring to boil over high heat.
  • When it starts to boil reduce heat to medium and simmer for 8 minutes.
  • Remove the eggs and place under cold water for 1 minute.
  • Set aside the eggs to cool.

Step 2

  • To make the Croutons, preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Combine Olive oil, parsley, garlic, and thyme  in a large bowl.
  • Add the sliced bread and toss to coat then transfer to the baking tray.
  • Bake, turning occasionally, for 8 minutes or until golden brown.

Step 3

  • Arrange lettuce, egg, cumcumber, carrots, apple and croutons in bowls.
  • Drizzle with Kewpie Japanese Mayonnaise.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve with your favorite juice.

Egg Lettuce Salad with Garlic Herb Croutons

Egg Lettuce Salad with Garlic Herb Croutons Recipe is super tasty and incredibly satisfying meal. 

Egg Lettuce Salad with Garlic Herb Croutons

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    Angela Lombardi

    January 13, 2017 at 11:27 pm

    This looks yummy!

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    April 12, 2015 at 11:01 am

    I love croutons. But have only tried them in a restaurant so I am going to go have a go and make my own now

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    Dawn Monroe

    April 10, 2015 at 6:06 am

    Perfect timing for me to find this recipe. I have a ton of boiled eggs left from Easter. Sound great!

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    amanda roach

    March 20, 2015 at 3:39 am

    mmm homemade croutons are probably amazing.

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    Sara Trojaniello

    March 17, 2015 at 1:09 am

    I always search for different salads, thank you! 🙂

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    amanda roach

    March 16, 2015 at 3:36 am

    those crutons sound amazing..i might just have to try them.

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    Christina B.

    March 15, 2015 at 10:57 pm

    I Love eggs in my salad and now I find out I’ve been doing it wrong! I could have had a salad of Eggs instead of an egg in my salad! 🙂

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    Dawn Monzu

    March 13, 2015 at 12:30 am

    Wow! I guess I never thought about doing this as a salad. It certainly looks yummy, and I love salads….so I have to try this one out! God bless and thank you so much!

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    Bobbie Smith

    March 10, 2015 at 12:37 pm

    I think this would be a great salad for me to try! Thanks for the recipe

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    March 8, 2015 at 6:26 pm

    This looks like a tasty salad.

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    March 8, 2015 at 4:05 am

    Fantastic way to jazz up salads especially since in summer lsalads get a bit boring will definitly try thanks for the recipe and ideas

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    Robin Abrams

    March 7, 2015 at 2:01 pm

    I love the this recipe. It looks so good. Will try it for sure

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    Michelle Nipa
    March 7, 2015 at 12:11 pm

    This looks delicious! And exquisite to boot! 🙂

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    Istin Dizon Paigna

    March 7, 2015 at 8:21 am

    we have Kewpie now at home. i will try this soon 🙂

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    ken ohl
    March 7, 2015 at 5:20 am

    love to make it looks great and very healthy

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    Judy maharrey

    March 7, 2015 at 3:55 am

    This is an amazing salad! Thanks for the recipe.

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    Linda Bradshaw

    March 5, 2015 at 10:30 pm

    I would love to have this next week. It looks good.

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    Julie Ann Taguibao
    March 5, 2015 at 8:28 pm

    This is just perfect for summer! Looks so fresh and healthy and yummy! This is really a must try specially for those who are watching their waistlines! Thanks for this..

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    Hillary Bergeron

    March 5, 2015 at 5:06 pm

    I’m always looking for new and interesting recipes for salads. Yours looks wonderful. I haven’t tried the Japanese mayo before and may have to do that. I wonder how the croutons would taste with a touch of blood orange olive oil mixed in.

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    Coline T.
    March 5, 2015 at 3:15 pm

    very great! this salad looks delicious 🙂 thanks for the recipe

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    Erin Marie

    March 5, 2015 at 2:51 pm

    This salad looks amazing.
    I pinned it so I can try this weekend.
    Egg Lover!!!

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    Jennifer Heintz

    March 5, 2015 at 10:30 am

    I need to eat more salads, and this is a good one. Eggs are a great addition to any salad, and the garlic herb croutons help add a lot of flavor. Thanks for posting an easy delicious recipe.

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    Paula Caudill

    March 4, 2015 at 9:46 pm

    I would love to try this, looks delicious!

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    robyn donnelly

    March 4, 2015 at 8:21 pm

    I think this salad looks very tasty and yummy. I like salads.

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    nicole dziedzic

    March 4, 2015 at 7:21 pm

    I love croutons, they are a must have when I eat salads, great recipe!

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    March 4, 2015 at 7:05 pm

    Looks good and easy to make. I would love to try this!

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    Jesse S

    March 4, 2015 at 6:15 pm

    Wow this salad looks great, think I will have to try it!

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    Sandy Klocinski

    March 4, 2015 at 3:13 pm

    For a simple salad this looks great.

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    ellen beck

    March 4, 2015 at 2:06 pm

    This is one of my ffavorite salads, it is easy and is packed with protein (the egg) I love having this salad any time but especially in the summer for a lunch.

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    Lisa Brown

    March 4, 2015 at 5:57 am

    thanks for the crouton recipe, never made them before, they look crunchy.

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    Morgana DeLarge

    March 4, 2015 at 2:25 am

    Yummy, I’d like to taste it!

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    laura rubenstein

    March 3, 2015 at 11:03 pm

    This looks amazing! Great recipes!

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    Sarah L

    March 3, 2015 at 10:37 pm

    Easy and tasty. And garlic for ME!

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    Betsy Barnes

    March 3, 2015 at 7:04 pm

    Very nice recipe, love the croutons being homemade too, looks yummy!

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    Michael Perkins

    March 3, 2015 at 6:50 pm

    Love some egg in a salad

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    courtney b

    March 3, 2015 at 6:32 pm

    this looks SO yummy. I really want a delicious salad dressing recipe like that orange spicy stuff .. I can’t explain it but its SO good- I think its ginger.

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    Elizabeth Tarlow

    March 3, 2015 at 4:36 pm

    This Egg Salad recipe looks delicious & nutritious! I’ve never tried Kewpie Japanese Mayonnaise before, but I’ll be looking for it at my local grocery store, or maybe on Amazon.

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    Doreen Lamoureux

    March 3, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    I love this recipe. A healthy dose of protein, carbs and vegetables. Thanks for sharing.

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