Juice of 1 lemon
3 cloves of garlic, crushed
1 tsp. salt
½ tsp. pepper
¾ c. vegetable oil
¼ lb bacon, diced
2 heads romaine lettuce, torn in small pieces
2 c. cherry tomatoes, halved
1 c. coarsely grated swiss cheese
2/3 c. slivered almonds, toasted
1/3 c. grated parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
1 c. croutons
Make dressing. Combine lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper. Beating continuously with a fork, slowly add vegetable oil in a stream. Let stand 3 hours. Sauté diced bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels. In a salad bowl, combine romaine lettuce, tomatoes, Swiss cheese, almonds and bacon.
Toss with dressing, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Garnish with croutons.
Good luck Rach! Let me know if you have any questions at all with it!