Spicy Italian Salad

Spicy Italian Salad

Spicy Italian Salad

"I can make a couple of good sandwiches: tuna salad and chopped egg salad. And Greek bean soup. I was a cook for my old Zen master for many years. So, there were two or three dishes that he liked, you know. Teriyaki salmon, a few things."
Leonard Cohen
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Prep Time 30 mins
Additional 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6
Calories 248.1 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 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
 

  • 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.
  • 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.

NUTRITION

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Italian Salad
Serving Size
 
6 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
248.1
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
21.1
g
32
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Cholesterol
 
2.6
mg
1
%
Sodium
 
462.2
mg
20
%
Potassium
 
257.5
mg
7
%
Carbohydrates
 
13.2
g
4
%
Fiber
 
3.7
g
15
%
Sugar
 
5.1
g
6
%
Protein
 
3.6
g
7
%
Vitamin A
 
5527.6
IU
111
%
Vitamin C
 
44.4
mg
54
%
Calcium
 
65.7
mg
7
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Salad, Spicy
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