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Chopped Italian Salad with Pepperoni

Prep time 15 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings
Chopped salads are easy to eat because the ingredients are already cut into bite-size pieces.

Ingredients

  • 1 (10-ounce) bag romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 (8-ounce) package sliced pepperoni, halved
  • 1/2 (8-ounce) block mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat Italian dressing
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 small tomatoes, diced (optional)
  • 1 (4 1/2-ounce) can sliced ripe black olives, drained (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 156
  • caloriesfromfat 70 %
  • fat 12.2 g
  • satfat 4.3 g
  • monofat 2.8 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 7.3 g
  • carbohydrate 3.8 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 25 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 715 mg
  • calcium 129 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place lettuce in a big salad bowl, and tear into bite-size pieces using your fingers. Top with pepperoni and mozzarella cheese. Whisk together Italian dressing and Parmesan cheese in a small bowl. Just before serving, drizzle Italian dressing mixture over lettuce, and toss to coat. Top salad with tomatoes and olives, if you'd like.

Southern Living Kids Cookbook