Anti-pasto Salad Recipe

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Marlene Fields


This is perfect to serve with Italian spaghetti or lasagna. You MUST use an Italian dressing; no other will do. And the lettuce MUST be shredded.
No measuring. Just use as much or as little of each ingredient as you like.

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40 Min


shredded iceberg lettuce
sliced black olives
thinly sliced red onion
sliced pepperoni or hard salami
marinated artichoke hearts, drained, reserve the liquid
sliced fresh mushrooms
garlic salt and pepper to taste
grated parmesan cheese
croutons, optional
italian dressing


1Toss the first 6 ingredients together. Sprinkle with garlic salt and pepper.
2Mix the reserved liquid from the marinated artichoke hearts with Italian dressing. Taste-test to your liking. Toss into the salad.
3Sprinkle top with grated Parmesan, then add croutons if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #salads