Garlic Asiago Salad

This quick-fix, fresh romaine lettuce salad is ready to serve with dinner in 20 minutes.

Start To Finish Time:
20 mins


  • 1 10 ounce package romaine mixed salad greens

  • 1 cup bottled roasted red sweet peppers, thinly sliced

  • 1 cup pitted ripe olives

  • 1 cup pepperoncini salad peppers

  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved

  • 1 recipe Garlic Vinaigrette (see recipe, below)

  • 1 ounce Asiago cheese

Garlic Vinaigrette

  • ½ cup bottled Caesar Italian salad dressing

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh basil

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground or cracked black pepper


  1. Combine romaine mixed salad greens, roasted red peppers, olives, pepperoncini salad peppers, and tomatoes in large salad bowl. Pour vinaigrette (recipe below) over salad greens mixture; gently toss to coat. Peel thin slivers from the Asiago cheese using a vegetable peeler. Garnish each salad with the Asiago slivers. Serve immediately. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Garlic Vinaigrette

  1. Combine the salad dressing; basil; garlic; and black pepper in a small bowl using a wire whisk. Makes 1/2 cup.