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Make Ahead Italian Deli Salad

Make Ahead Italian Deli Salad serving in white bowl

Make Ahead Italian Deli Salad

Easy to assemble make ahead salad with your favorite antipasto ingredients. Salami, mozzarella cheese, chickpeas, and veggies are marinated in a light dressing and topped with arugula. Placing the arugula on top of the dressed veggies keeps the salad from getting soggy. Add an apple or orange for a perfectly balanced lunch at the office, day hike, or picnic in the park.
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Prep Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Diet Green, Low Carb, Low Fat, Low Sodium
Servings 6
Cost $2.27 per serving
Sodium 440 mg

Equipment

  • 6 (2-cup) Food Storage Containers

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil light tasting
  • 2 tablespoons White Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 clove Garlic pressed thru garlic press
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • ½ teaspoon Dried Oregano or Italian seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 (15-ounce) can No Salt Added Chickpeas rinsed
  • 1 (14-ounce) can Quartered Artichoke Hearts rinsed
  • ½ cup Roasted Red Peppers rinsed and chopped
  • 4 ounces Low Moisture Mozzarella Cheese cut in bite size cubes
  • ½ cup Black or Green Olives sliced
  • 4 ounces Hard Salami course chop
  • 2 Green Onions sliced
  • 3 cups Baby Arugula

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, garlic, Dijon, oregano, and pepper. Stir in chickpeas, artichokes, roasted pepper, cheese, olives, salami, and green onions. Toss to coat well.
  • Divide veggies between 6 (2-cup) airtight storage containers. Top with ½ cup arugula and seal the container. Label containers. Refrigerate for up to 2 days. Shake container before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Make Ahead Italian Deli Salad
Amount per Serving
Calories
159
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
9
g
14
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Cholesterol
 
10
mg
3
%
Sodium
 
440
mg
19
%
Carbohydrates
 
14
g
5
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
8
g
16
%
Carb Count
 
1
5
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Bean Dishes, Camping Recipes, Heart Healthy, Meal Prep Recipes, Quick Dishes, Salads - Side
Food Groups ***Meat = .5 servings, Legumes = .5 serving, Vegetable = 1 serving
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