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Italian Market Salad

 Italian Market Salad
With zesty dressing, pepperoni and cheese, this easy salad is a great addition to a spaghetti-and-meatballs dinner. It's a convenient dish that can be made the night before.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1-1/2 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 2 cups cubed part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 medium green pepper, diced
  • 2 ounces thinly sliced pepperoni
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained, optional
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Cover and
  • chill. Just before serving, stir in olives and tomatoes if desired.
  • Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 266 calories, 17 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 825 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.