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Olive Garden Salad Recipe

Olive Garden Salad

Prep Time 20 mins
Servings 4
Calories 167 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the Salad

  • 1 head ¬†iceberg lettuce
  • 1 head romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced and rings separated
  • 1/2 can extra large black olives
  • 10 pepperoncini peppers
  • 3-4 roma tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 cup croutons
  • freshly grated parmesan cheese

For the Dressing

  • 1 oz Italian Dressing Mix package
  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/8 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 3 tsp mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic

Instructions
 

For the Salad

  • In a large serving bowl, mix together iceberg and romaine lettuce.
  • Add in tomatoes, olives, red onion and pepperoncinis.
  • Top with croutons and freshly grated parmesan cheese.

For the Dressing

  • Mix all dressing ingredients together in a bowl and whisk thoroughly. Chill the dressing until you're ready to pour it over your salad.

Notes

  • If you'd like to add a bit of protein to your salad, you can top it with grilled chicken, shrimp or steak.
  • If you're looking to add a vegetarian protein option, try adding 1/2 cup of canned chickpeas or white beans.
  • To spice it up, you could add roasted red peppers.¬†