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Olive Garden salad with tomatoes, croutons, cheese and olives.
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Olive Garden Salad

This Olive Garden salad recipe is a copycat of the restaurant favorite with lettuce, tomatoes, olives, onion and croutons, all tossed with a creamy Italian dressing. Serve this salad as a hearty side dish, or add some grilled chicken to make it a meal!
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword olive garden salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 167kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

For the salad

  • 12 ounce bag iceberg salad mix
  • 2 Roma tomatoes sliced
  • 1/4 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup pepperoncini peppers whole
  • 1/2 cup black olives
  • 3/4 cup croutons
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese shredded or shaved

For the dressing

  • 1 packet Italian dressing mix
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise

Instructions

For the salad

  • Place the salad mix, tomatoes, red onion, pepperoncini, olives, croutons and parmesan in a large bowl.

For the dressing

  • Whisk all the ingredients together until smooth.
  • Pour 2/3 cup dressing over the salad. Toss to combine, then serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 432mg | Potassium: 85mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 251IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg