4 Tbsp. butter 2 onion bagels, cut into 1/2 inch cubes Pinch of salt Fresh ground black pepper 1/2 c. (4-oz.) mixed baby salad greens or romaine lettuce hearts, washed and spun dry 8-oz. shaved deli ham 8-oz. thinly sliced Wisconsin Baby Swiss cheese 3 large ripe tomatoes, cored and sliced thin 1 small red onion, peeled and sliced very thin 1/2 c. (2-oz.) crumbled Wisconsin Blue cheese 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar Additional fresh ground black pepper
Melt butter in a sauté pan over medium-low heat. Add the bagel cubes and season with the salt and pepper. Toss in pan every 2 minutes until croutons are toasted on all sides. Remove from pan.
For the salad, lay salad greens over entire surface of a serving plate. Heap shaved ham into middle of plate and arrange Swiss cheese and tomato slices alternately around ham in a circle. Arrange sliced onions around and over tomatoes and cheese slices and sprinkle with Blue cheese. Dress with balsamic vinegar. Top with croutons and season with salt and pepper.