CHOPPED MUFFULETTA SALAD
SERVES 6. HANDS-ON TIME: 15 MINUTES. TOTAL TIME: 15 MINUTES.
This genius salad combines all the salty-sour-sweet Italian flavors of a classic muffuletta sandwich, minus the bread to weigh you down. If you can’t find giardiniera, look for mixed pickled vegetables or even antipasto.
4 cups finely chopped romaine lettuce 4 oz Genoa salami, chopped 4 oz provolone, chopped 2 oz capicola, chopped ½ cup jarred roasted red peppers, patted dry, chopped ½ cup chopped mixed pitted olives ½ cup finely chopped giardiniera, drained 4 pepperoncini, patted dry, chopped 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp red wine vinegar ¼ tsp ground black pepper
In a large bowl, combine lettuce, salami, provolone, capicola, red pepper, olives, giardiniera and pepperoncini. Add oil and vinegar; season with pepper and toss again.
PER SERVING (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 226, Total Fat: 17 g, Sat. Fat: 6 g, Monounsaturated Fat: 9 g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g, Carbs: 5.5 g, Fiber: 2 g, Sugars: 0 g, Protein: 11 g, Sodium: 990 mg, Cholesterol: 37 mg