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Spicy Italian Salad

Spicy Italian Salad Recipe

Description

A marinated artichoke dressing and two types of olives are the highlight of this zesty romaine lettuce salad.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup canola oil
  • ⅓ cup tarragon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (8 ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
  • 5 cups romaine lettuce - rinsed, dried, and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup black olives
  • ¼ cup pitted green olives
  • ½ cucumber, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons grated Romano cheese
  • ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a medium container with a lid, mix canola oil, tarragon vinegar, sugar, thyme, dry mustard, and garlic. Cover, and shake until well blended. Place artichoke hearts into the mixture, cover, and marinate in the refrigerator 4 hours, or overnight.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together lettuce, red bell pepper, carrot, red onion, black olives, green olives, cucumber, and Romano cheese. Season with pepper. Pour in the artichoke and marinade mixture, and toss to coat.

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Nutritional Information

Spicy Italian Salad

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 248.1
% Daily Value *
protein: 7 %
carbohydrates: 4 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 15 %
sugars:
fat: 32 %
saturated fat: 10 %
cholesterol: 1 %
vitamin a iu: 111 %
niacin equivalents: 7 %
vitamin b6: 10 %
vitamin c: 74 %
folate: 20 %
calcium: 7 %
iron: 6 %
magnesium: 6 %
potassium: 7 %
sodium: 19 %
thiamin: 8 %
calories from fat:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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