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Italian Chopped Salad

This Italian Chopped Salad is sure to be your new favorite salad. With salami, ham, crunchy cucumber, pepperonchini, and more, you will be making this all summer long!
Course Salad
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword clean eating, keto, paleo, salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 315kcal
Author Sara

Ingredients

  • 1 Head of Romaine Lettuce large or 2 romaine hearts
  • 1 Cucumber chopped
  • 1 Pint Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1/2 Red Onion thinly sliced
  • 1 cup Cubed Ham
  • 1 cup Genoa Salami chopped
  • 1/4 cup Pepperonchinis sliced

Dressing

  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil or avocado oil
  • 2 Tbls Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Tbls Dijon Mustard
  • 1 Tbls Oregano
  • 1 clove Garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • Fresh Cracked Black Pepper

Instructions

  • Wash and dry your romaine lettuce and chop. Add it as the base in a large salad bowl then add in the remaining salad ingredients (chopped cucumber, cherry tomatoes, thinly sliced red onion, sliced pepperonchini, and meats)
  • Add all of the dressing ingredients to a small mason jar, secure lid and shake to combine (can also whisk in a bowl)
    Then pour all over the salad and toss to combine
    Enjoy right away - if saving for later, keep the salad and dressing separate until ready to eat

Notes

Italian Chopped Salad Variations:
  • Use different greens as the base
  • Switch up the fresh veggies (bell peppers, celery etc)
  • Try different toppings (marinated artichokes, olives, mozzarella)
  • Add more meats (prosciutto, turkey, pepperoni)

Nutrition

Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 991mg | Potassium: 392mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1276IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 2mg