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Italian Dinner Salad

Homemade Italian Dressing recipe adapted from carlsbadcravings.com

Italian Dinner Salad

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Ingredients

  • 8 cups lettuce romaine or iceberg (or combination of both)
  • 2 cups radicchio
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup croutons (I like to pound the croutons to make them more like breadcrumbs)
  • 1/2 cup black olives
  • 1/2 cup garbanzo beans
  • 1/3 cup sliced peperoncini peppers
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil or parsley
  • DRESSING:
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil (or 5 tablespoons vinegar plus 1 tablespoon mayo)
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar (or use 1/2 red wine & half balsamic)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2-3 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon of each of the following: dried parsley, dried basil, garlic powder, onion powder, dried oregano, paprika, salt and pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar or honey, if needed

Instructions

1

Toss all ingredients in a large salad bowl. Add 1/4 cup of dressing and toss. Add more dressing as needed.

2

DRESSING:

3

Add all ingredients to a jar and shake well. Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

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