Simple Italian Salad

Simple Italian Salad

This simple Italian salad fits perfectly with any pasta dish and pairs well with any Italian mains.

Serves 6 | Time Required: 15 mins


1 head romaine lettuce, roughly chopped
1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup grated Ambrosi Parmigiano Reggiano DOP
1 cup Peperoncini, whole or sliced
1/2 cup black olives,whole or sliced
2 cups red grape tomatoes
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
Croutons, store bought or homemade

1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp red wine vinegar

  1. To make the dressing place all the ingredients in a jar with a tight fitting lid. Shake vigorously until all ingredients are combined. Store in refrigerator for a week. Shake before each use.
  2. To make the salad, place all ingredients in a large salad bowl. Drizzle with Italian dressing and toss to combine.

Recipe and Image Credit: The Modern Proper

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