Pepperoni Pizza Salad Recipe
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Pepperoni Pizza Salad Recipe

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I like to serve this refreshing salad during the summer when my family craves pizza but I don't want to heat up the house by turning on the oven. It's so popular at potlucks that I always bring home an empty bowl. -Cathy Riebschlager, Hordville, Nebraska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12-14 servings


  • 10 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 medium green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) sliced pepperoni
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup tomato juice
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup salad croutons

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 144 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 298mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, green peppers, cheese, pepperoni, olives and onion. In a small bowl, combine the tomato juice, vinegar, oil, garlic, basil and pepper.
  2. Pour over tomato mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for several hours. Just before serving, sprinkle with croutons. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Originally published as Pepperoni Pizza Salad in Taste of Home June/July 2002, p33

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tora13 User ID: 8235169 219148
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2015

"Love this recipe but I add about two cups spiral noodles!"

july76 User ID: 2356523 42563
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2014

"This dish goes over great every time I make it!"

teachymama User ID: 6554019 112849
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2012

"I also used one pepper and added romaine lettuce to the salad. Add green olives for some zip!"

love_my_life User ID: 2481170 129423
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2012

"I have made this several times... great summer BBQ side salad!"

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 42562
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2010

"This is a good salad. The only change I made was to use only one green pepper."

keynibear User ID: 1411051 40550
Reviewed May. 11, 2009

"I've made this recipe 3 or 4 times and everyone always loves it. I made it this past weekend for a potluck, and one lady told me it tasted like pizza, but with out the crust."

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