Spicy Italian Salad

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By Vanessa Womack
from Marietta, GA

I found this recipe in a magazine and tried it out at Christmas last year. ( we do an Italian Christmas dinner since everyone is tired of turkey after Thanksgiving) This was a huge hit! The list of ingredients seems long but its easy to put together

serves 8-10
prep time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze


  •   1/2 c
    canola oil
  •   1/3 c
    tarragon vinegar
  •   1 Tbsp
    white sugar
  •   1 tsp
    chopped fresh thyme
  •   1/2 tsp
    dry mustard
  •   2 clove
    garlic, minced
  •   8 oz
    can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
  •   5 c
    romaine lettuce, chopped
  •   1
    red bell pepper, cut into strips
  •   1
    carrot, grated
  •   1
    red onion, thinly sliced
  •   1/4 c
    black olives
  •   1/4 c
    pitted green olives
  •   1/2
    cucumber sliced
  •   2 Tbsp
    grated romano cheese
    ground black pepper to taste

How To Make

  • 1
    In a medium container with a lid, mix canola, tarragon vinegar, sugar, thyme, dry mustard and garlic Cover and shake until well blended Place artichoke hearts in the mixture; cover and marinate for at least 4 hrs or overnight
  • 2
    In a large bowl, toss remaining ingredients Pour in artichoke mixture and toss to coat

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