Pizza Pizzazz Salad

Your favorite takeout entree can now be served at home in salad form. Try this recipe for dinner and surprise your family.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 8 ounce package field greens

  • 1 5 ounce package baby lettuce

  • 4 cup grape tomatoes

  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced, separated in rings

  • ½ red sweet pepper, cut in bite-size strips

  • 1 15 ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 6 ounce link pepperoni, casing removed, and thinly sliced

  • 4 ounce crumbled blue cheese

  • 1 Herb Dressing

  • 1 5.5 ounce box Italian-seasoned croutons

Herb Dressing

  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • cup white balsamic vinegar

  • ¼ cup snipped Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

  • ¼ cup snipped fresh basil

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon sea salt or 3/4 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  1. In a extra-large salad bowl combine greens and lettuces. Top with tomatoes, red onion, sweet pepper, beans, pepperoni, and cheese. Cover and chill up to 6 hours. Makes 20 servings.

Herb Dressing

  1. In screw-top jar combine olive oil; vinegar; parsley; basil; garlic, sea salt or salt; and pepper. Cover and shake. Before serving, shake dressing well; pour over salad and toss to coat. Sprinkle with croutons.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

175 Calories
12g Fat
12g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 175
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 429mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 11.8mg 59%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 204mg 4%
Folate, total 20.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.