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Olive Garden CopyCat Italian Salad

This quick Italian salad is a wonderful mix of flavors and textures of tomatoes, Pepperoncini peppers, olives and crunchy garlic & herb croutons in a delicious homemade Italian dressing. This is a copycat version of Olive Garden salad.
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword olive garden copycat salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 269kcal
Author Olga

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Mayonaise
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Salad:

  • 8 oz salad leaves (1 box, chopped - iceberg or romaine hearts)
  • 1/2 cup whole black olives
  • 2 roma tomatoes sliced
  • 1/3 red onion sliced very thinly
  • 20 croutons (garlic flavored)
  • 4-6 whole pepperoncini peppers
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese shredded

Instructions

Italian Dressing:

  • To the small bowl, add the olive oil, mayonnaise, white vinegar, black pepper, salt, garlic powder and Italian seasoning and mix until well blended. Set aside.

Salad:

  • Cut up the lettuce greens and place them in a large bowl. Top them with black olives, tomatoes, pepperoncini, olives and onions.

Putting it all together:

  • Pour on desired amount of dressing on top of the salad and toss right before serving. Sprinkle with shredded Parmesan.

Nutrition

Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 639mg | Potassium: 209mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 21.4% | Vitamin C: 31.9% | Calcium: 13% | Iron: 6.1%