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Italian Chopped Salad

This Italian Chopped Salad is a great gluten-free salad that the whole family will love! It makes a great appetizer or light meal.
Course Main, Salad
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4



  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Swerve or sweetener of choice


  • 4 cups chopped lettuce
  • 1 cup chopped red cabbage
  • 3 oz Salami chopped
  • 1 to mato chopped
  • ½ cup pitted kalamata olives chopped
  • cup fresh basil chopped
  • 2 scallions sliced thin
  • 1 ½ cups chickpeas drained and rinsed one can


  • Make the dressing by combining vinegar, oil, garlic, Italian seasoning, mustard, sea salt, pepper, and sweetener in a blender and processing until smooth.
  • To make the salad, thinly slice all of the vegetables.
  • Combine the lettuce, cabbage, salami, basil, tomato, olives, and scallions in a large bowl. Sprinkle with the chickpeas and toss to combine.
  • Add the desired amount of dressing and toss.