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Above view of an assembled italian chopped salad with a homemade italian vinaigrette

Italian Chopped Salad

  • Author: Madeline
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Chop and Mix
  • Cuisine: Italian American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Make a satisfying Italian Chopped Salad with simple ingredients and a delicious homemade Italian salad dressing!



Italian Chopped Salad Ingredients

  • 1 head romaine lettuce
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • 6 slices thinly sliced hard salami
  • 1/4 of a large red onion
  • 6oz cherry tomatoes
  • 3oz mild pepperoncini
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

Italian Salad Dressing Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  1. Rinse vegetables. Chop romaine lettuce into thin ribbons. Stack alternating provolone and salami on top of one another in 2 stacks. Roll them into tubes and slice into rounds.
  2. Slice red onion into thin slices. Cut cherry tomatoes into cubes and slice pepperoncini into thin slices – deseed if you want. 
  3. Whisk together salad dressing ingredients until thoroughly combined. Place all ingredients on the romaine lettuce along with the fresh parsley and toss to cobine.
  4. Pour Italian salad dressing over the chopped salad and toss again. Serve immediately.

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