Antipasto ingredients are sliced and diced to make this substantial salad. I like to buy sliced meat from the deli and chop it all up so you can get a bit of everything in each bite. —Kim Molina, Duarte, California
This recipe is:
Super Italian Chopped Salad Recipe
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
Yield: 10 Servings
3 cups torn romaine
1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 jar (6-1/2 ounces) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
5 slices deli ham, chopped
5 thin slices hard salami, chopped
5 slices pepperoni, chopped
3 slices provolone cheese, chopped
2 green onions, chopped
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. For dressing, in a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Top with if desired. Yield: 10 servings.
Editor's Note: Look for pepperoncinis (pickled peppers) in the pickle and olive section of your grocery store.
Nutritional Facts3/4 cup equals 185 calories, 13 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 444 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.