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Pizza Salad Recipe

Pizza Salad Recipe

Cheese, pepperoni, olives, and other classic pizza toppings make this flavorful salad a sure hit. To complete the illusion, serve it with soft breadsticks.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup diced fresh mozzarella
  • 1/3 cup thin pepperoni slices, quartered
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 3/4 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1 (2.25 ounce) can sliced olives, drained
  • Small head of leafy lettuce
  • 1/2 cup salad croutons

ITALIAN DRESSING

  1. 1/3 cup olive oil
  2. 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  3. 2 tablespoons Parmesan
  4. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  5. 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  6. Pinch of sugar

Instructions

  1. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a large bowl and whisk the mixture well.
  2. Add the mozzarella, pepperoni, tomatoes, mushrooms, bell pepper, and olives to the bowl and toss the mixture to distribute the dressing.
  3. Serve the salad on a bed of lettuce and top it with croutons just before eating. Serves 6.

Nutritional Information

Per serving (1 scant cup): 269 Calories, 10g Protein (19% dv), 6g Carbohydrates (2% dv), 23g Total Fat (36% dv), 34mg Cholesterol (11% dv), 7g Saturated Fat (36% dv), 560mg Sodium (23% dv), Vitamin A (11% DV), Vitamin C (32% DV), Calcium (18% DV)

Percent daily values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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