Hearty Italian Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 04, 2022
Meat lovers won't be able to resist my antipasto-inspired salad that eats like a meal. Just add bread and dipping oil. —Melissa Jelinek, Apple Valley, Minnesota
Hearty Italian Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. Divide salad greens among four plates; layer with pastrami, ham, cheese and tomatoes. Drizzle with dressing. Top with croutons, olives and pepperoncini.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 309 calories, 15g fat (6g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 1775mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 32g protein.