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Hearty Italian Salad

 Hearty Italian Salad
Meat lovers won't be able to resist my antipasto-inspired salad that eats like a meal. Just add bread and dipping oil.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 8 cups ready-to-serve salad greens
  • 8 slices deli pastrami, cut into strips
  • 2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 4 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • Seasoned salad croutons, sliced ripe olives and sliced pepperoncini


  • Divide salad greens among four plates; layer with pastrami, ham,
  • cheese and tomatoes. Drizzle with dressing. Top with croutons,
  • olives and pepperoncini. Yield: 4 servings.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.