Pepperoni Pizza Salad Recipe

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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
Recommended: Pizza-Flavored Recipes
MAKES:
12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 10 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 medium green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded 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 or cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup seasoned salad croutons

Directions

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; mix well. 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

Nutritional Facts

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

  • 10 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 medium green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded 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 or cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup seasoned salad croutons
  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; mix well. 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!"

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

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

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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!"

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

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

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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."

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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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