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Simple Italian Tossed Salad Recipe

Simple Italian Tossed Salad Recipe

—Mary Elizabeth Costello, Venice, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups torn iceberg lettuce
  • 4 cups torn romaine
  • 1 cup water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and quartered
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) sliced pimientos, drained
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large salad bowl, combine the lettuce, romaine, artichokes, pimientos and onion. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Just before serving, whisk dressing. Pour over salad; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with cheese; toss again. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 157 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 371 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.