Festive Caesar Salad

This delicious and easy to prepare salad recipe uses bottled salad dressing instead of the traditional dressing that includes the yolk of a raw egg.

3 large heads romaine lettuce, chopped into bite-sized pieces

Bottled caesar salad dressing, to taste

6 boiled eggs, chopped

12 ounces bacon, cooked and crumbled

2 (3-ounce) packages of julienne cut sun-dried tomatoes

1 cup shaved parmesan cheese

2 (5-ounce) packages caesar flavored croutons

Place chopped lettuce in a large serving bowl. Dress with salad dressing, tossing well to coat. Top with chopped boiled eggs, crumbled bacon, sun-dried tomatoes, grated parmesan cheese and seasoned croutons. Toss before serving. Serves 12 to 15.

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