Creamy Layered Vegetable Salad

Here's a meal-in-a-bowl for a crowd - layered greens, pepperoni, veggies and a creamy Parmesan dressing!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12

Salad

1
bag (16 ounces) iceberg lettuce salad mix
1
package (3 1/2 ounces) sliced pepperoni, chopped (3/4 cup)
1
medium head cauliflower (2 pounds), separated into florets (6 cups)
1/2
cup chopped red onion
2
cups seasoned croutons

Parmesan Dressing

2
cups mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup sugar

  • 1 In large glass bowl, layer lettuce, pepperoni, cauliflower and onion.
  • 2 Mix all Parmesan Dressing ingredients; drop by spoonfuls over onion. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours to blend flavors but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 3 Just before serving, sprinkle with croutons; toss.

Expert Tips

In a hurry? You can chop the cauliflower instead of separating it into florets.

For dark green color in the salad, select a mixed-greens variety of salad mix. The total amount of salad greens should be about 9 cups.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
375
(
Calories from Fat
305),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
34g
34%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
490mg
490%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 3 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.