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Italian Chopped Salad in a glass bowl on a round white marble board
Italian Chopped Salad
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

This Italian Chopped Salad is the perfect recipe for a crowd. It works for lunch or dinner and is loaded with meat and cheese, crunchy romaine and other veggies, all tossed in a light vinaigrette!

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Chopped Salad, Italian
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 398 kcal
Author: MaryAnn Dwyer
Ingredients
Chopped Salad
  • 1 large head romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 medium head radicchio, finely chopped
  • 1 large English cucumber, chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 6.5-oz. jar artichoke hearts
  • 1/2 cup roasted red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pepperoncini rings
  • 1/2 cup green olives with pimento, sliced in half
  • 1/3 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 lb. hard salami slices, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 1/2 lb. sharp provolone slices, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • freshly grated Parmesan cheese, for sprinkling, if desired
Vinaigrette Dressing
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
Instructions
Vinaigrette Dressing
  1. Combine all dressing ingredients in a jar. Shake well. Set aside.

Chopped Salad
  1. In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients except Parmesan cheese. Toss. Pour dressing over the salad and toss until all ingredients are well coated. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired. If you want to enjoy the salad over a few days, only toss each portion with desired amount of dressing. Refrigerate any additional salad and dressing. Let dressing come to room temperature before using again.

Nutrition Facts
Italian Chopped Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 398 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 42mg14%
Sodium 1407mg61%
Potassium 683mg20%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 7712IU154%
Vitamin C 28mg34%
Calcium 280mg28%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.