Inspired by the famous Italian chopped salad at La Scala, this yummy salad recipe is packed with awesome ingredients and loaded with amazing crunchy textures and flavors thanks to marinated chickpeas, salami, artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, Asiago cheese, and a zesty red wine vinaigrette.
Salad might run through my veins like sugar does through those of a baker.
In fact, I’m not sure if I’ve ever gone more than 2 days without a salad in at least one of my rounds of eating. There’s always a side salad with dinner, it could be more fruit filled or sometimes there’s no lettuce at all. It’s a mix and match type of game more often than not.
But where I hit my real pleasure point is when I make a big daddy salad for a filling lunch or dinner.
Pack it with protein.
Add salty bits.
It definitely calls for a sprinkle of cheese.
And where would we be without the sharp tang of pucker-induced salad dressing?
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