Italian Salad Recipe

Amazing Italian Salad – an Italian salad loaded with fresh goodness, plus croutons, cherry tomatoes, onion, and cheese. It's light, yet hearty, and extra flavorful with a zippy Italian vinaigrette! a great option for Valentine's Day. get ready for a delicious salad

Ingredients of Italian salad

  • Mixed spring greens (or whatever greens you prefer) - 5 ounces
  • Half a small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • Cherry tomatoes - 2 cups
  • Croutons, homemade or store-bought - 2 cups 
  • Cheese - 1/2 cup
  • Sliced pepperoncini peppers - 1/3 cup
Vinaigrette Ingredients
  • Olive oil - 3 tbsp
  • Red wine vinegar - 1 tbsp
  • Dijon mustard - 1 tsp
  • Dried oregano - 1/2 tsp 
  • Fine sea salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Freshly-cracked black pepper - 1/4 tsp
  • Clove garlic, pressed or minced - 1

Italian Salad

How to Make Italian Salad

To Make The Vinaigrette

  • Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl (or shake together in a mason jar) until combined. Taste and add additional sweetener if desired. Use immediately or refrigerate in a sealed container for up to 3 days.
To Make The Salad
  • Combine all ingredients in a large salad bowl, drizzle evenly with the vinaigrette, and toss until evenly combined. Serve sprinkled with extra cheese.