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olive garden copykat salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
julie davis
phx, AZ

this salad and hot bread sticks are a great meal in itself!

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min

Ingredients For olive garden copykat salad

  • 1
    head iceburg lettus -
  • 1/2 md
    red onion
  • 1 can
    large black olives
  • 2 lg
    roma tomatoes
  • 1/2 c
    fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • 5-6
    pepperoncini peppers
  • 1 c
    garlic and cheese croutons
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
    white vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn syrup, light
  • 2 Tbsp
    parmesian cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    romano cheese, grated
  • 1 clove
    crushed garlic
  • 1/2 tsp
    italian seasoning blend
  • 1/2 tsp
    parsley, italian
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 tsp

How To Make olive garden copykat salad

  • 1
    Wash head of lettus in cold water and take out core, use a salad spinner you have one. put back in the refrigerator x 2 hours to chill/crisp up. always keep cold. after chilled tear into bite size peices, put back into refrigerator in serving bowl.
  • 2
    In a medium size bowl, Slice red onion into 1/8 in slices and seperate. Drain water from olives and add to onion. Wash and cut tomatoes in quarter slices, add to bowl. drain 5-6 pepperoncini peppers whole, add to bowl.
  • 3
    Make Italian dressing by combining all ingredience on list, and wisk in small bowl. let set for an hour.
  • 4
    Take out lettus, add bowl of onion, olives, pepperoncini's and tomatoes- toss lightly, add parmasian cheese toss again. add croutons.
  • 5
    Add dressing and toss again. At table add fresh grated parmasian cheese to taste.

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