Summer Antipasto Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

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

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 12

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)
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    230
    (
    Calories from Fat
    150),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    380mg
    380%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    8g
    8%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    12g
    12%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    30%;
    Vitamin C
    120%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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