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Summer Antipasto Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 12

Escape to the Mediterranean with this traditional presentation of fresh vegetables, cured and cooked meats, and cheeses, drizzled with a simple vinaigrette. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Vinaigrette

1/2
cup balsamic vinegar
1/2
cup olive oil
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
2
teaspoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt

Salad

4
cups shredded romaine lettuce
8
oz sliced cooked chicken or turkey, cut into bite-sized strips
8
oz sliced salami or summer sausage, cut in half
4
oz sliced mozzarella cheese, cut into bite-sized strips
4
cups fresh cauliflower florets
2
small cucumbers, sliced
2
medium tomatoes, each cut in half and sliced, if desired
2
medium yellow, red or green bell peppers, coarsely chopped (2 cups)

Steps

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  • 1
    In small bowl, mix all vinaigrette ingredients.
  • 2
    Arrange lettuce on large serving platter. Arrange chicken, salami, cheese, cauliflower, cucumbers, tomatoes and bell peppers over lettuce. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad.

Expert Tips

  • If desired, partially cook the cauliflower in boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes. Drain and rinse it under cold water.
  • In a hurry? You can substitute a bottled balsamic vinaigrette dressing for the dressing in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
380mg
16%
Potassium
390mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
5g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
120%
120%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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