Category: Mother's Day Cooking Ideas - Mothers Day Unit of Study
Product: Mother's Day Recipes for Kids
Pizzazz Pepperoni Salad
If Mom is a pepperoni pizza lover but hasn't indulged in one of her favorites for awhile because she is trying to cut back fix her this salad. Sliced mushrooms or sliced green olives can also be added.
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What You Need:
1 (8 oz.) pkg. lettuce greens
4 C cherry tomatoes
1/2 sweet red onion, sliced
1/2 sweet red pepper, sliced
1 (6 oz.) pkg. sliced pepperoni
1 (4 oz.) pkg. mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/2 C extra virgin olive oil
1/3 C white balsamic vinegar
1 t parsley
1/8 t dried basil
1 t garlic, minced
3/4 t salt
1/2 t pepper
1 (5.5 oz.) box Italian seasoned croutons
How to Make It:
Place the lettuce into a large salad bowl.
Add the tomatoes, onions and red pepper and toss to combine.
Add in the pepperoni slices and toss again.
Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese over the top.
Cover the salad and chill at least 4 hours.
In a jar with a tight fitting lid place the olive oil and vinegar.
Add in the parsley, basil, garlic, salt and pepper.
Tighten the lid and shake until all the ingredients are combined together well.
Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat the salad well.
Sprinkle the top with the croutons just before serving.