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Pepperoni Pizza Salad

A fresh, crisp salad that has the same flavors you love on a slice of pepperoni pizza- but healthier and without all the extra carbs.
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6

Ingredients

For The Salad

  • 8 oz pkg chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered
  • 6 oz pkg sliced pepperoni, halved or quartered
  • 1/2 sweet red pepper, seeds removed & thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 oz mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • Italian seasoned croutons, for garnish

For The Italian-Style Dressing

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley, washed, dried, and minced
  • 1/4 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

To Make The Salad

  • Add all of the salad ingredients, except the croutons, to a large mixing bowl. Stirring to evenly toss.
  • Cover to seal, and chill for 1-2 hours.

To Make The Italian-Style Dressing

  • Add all of the dressing ingredients to a jar. Seal tightly with lid. Shake vigorously until the dressing's evenly combined.
  • Pour the dressing out over the salad, tossing to combine.
  • Serve the salad in bowls, topped with the Italian-seasoned croutons.