Italian Chopped Salad | Skinnytaste

Italian Chopped Salad is my favorite quick lunch I love to whip up with ingredients I usually have on hand in my refrigerator! So simple, and can easily be modified to suit your taste.

It’s low-carb (Keto), gluten-free and easy to whip up! I make this so often, especially when I don’t plan what I am going to have for lunch that I thought I would share. This version is made with Genoa salami, mozzarella, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers and lettuce topped with oil and red vinegar.

Since I usually whip this up with the ingredients I have on hand, my salad looks different each time I make it, here are some variations I usually make.

Variations:

  • Swap the salami with sopressata or proscuitto
  • Swap some of the Romaine lettuce with radicchio or butter lettuce
  • Replace the salami with canned chickpeas to make it vegetarian
  • Also great with hard boiled eggs
  • Add olives
  • Add pepperoncini

Italian Chopped Salad is my favorite quick lunch I love to whip up with ingredients I usually have on hand in my refrigerator! So simple, and can easily be modified to suit your taste.

Italian Chopped Salad is my favorite quick lunch I love to whip up with ingredients I usually have on hand in my refrigerator! So simple, and can easily be modified to suit your taste.

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Italian Chopped Salad

Italian Chopped Salad is my favorite quick lunch I love to whip up with ingredients I usually have on hand in my refrigerator! So simple, and can easily be modified to suit your taste.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups chopped romaine
  • 1/2 cup peeled English cucumber, cubed
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomato
  • sliced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1/2 roasted red pepper (in water), chopped
  • 1 ounce genoa salami, sliced
  • 6 tablespoons shredded part-skim mozzarella

Directions:

  1. Toss the lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion with oil and vinegar, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Top with roasted red pepper, salami and mozzarella.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 2 servings, Serving Size: 1/2

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 8
  • Points +: 8
  • Calories: 271 calories
  • Total Fat: 22g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.5g
  • Cholesterol: 22.5mg
  • Sodium: 556mg
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 3.5g
  • Protein: 12g



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2018-07-11 19:02:42 – Source: skinnytaste.com