My healthy pizza salad recipe is a fun, guilt-free twist on your favorite Italian classic. This vegetarian salad is fresh, flavorful, and the perfect answer to your pizza cravings without straying from your healthy eating goals.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Total Time:10 minutes
For the Italian dressing
60 ml Extra virgin olive oil, 2 tbsp white wine vinegar, 2 tbsp lemon juice, 2 cloves garlic minced, 1 tsp honey, 1 tsp dried oregano, ½ tsp dried parsley, ½ tsp Dijon mustard, ½ tsp dried thyme, ½ tsp dried basil, ¼ tsp sea salt, and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
For the pizza salad
285g Spring mix salad or your favorite salad bag, 150g cherry tomatoes halved, 115g veggie pepperoni slices, 70g black olives pitted and halved, ½ bell pepper thinly sliced, 225g mozzarella pearls, 20g fresh basil lightly packed and torn, 50g vegetarian Parmesan cheese, and 60g croutons.
For the Italian Dressing
Whisk together olive oil, white wine vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, honey, oregano, parsley, Dijon mustard, thyme, basil, salt, and black pepper in a small bowl.
For the Pizza Salad
Add the salad to a large bowl, then add tomatoes, veggie pepperoni, black olives, bell pepper, mozzarella pearls, fresh basil, and shaved vegetarian Parmesan cheese; then, when ready to serve add croutons, and drizzle Italian dressing over.
For recipe notes, tips and information for the salad, see https://www.splashoftaste.com/pizza-salad/
For recipe notes, tips and information for the Italian dressing, see https://www.splashoftaste.com/easy-homemade-italian-dressing-recipe/
Calories: 383kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 823mg | Potassium: 262mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1247IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 277mg | Iron: 2mg
Please note that nutrient values are estimates only. Variations can occur due to product availability and manner of food preparation. Nutrition may vary based on methods of origin, preparation, freshness of ingredients, and other factors.