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Classic Tossed Salad

"This is a delicious salad that goes great with any meal, especially Italian!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 204 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Place the almonds in the skillet, and cook, stirring frequently until lightly browned. When the almonds are beginning to turn, add sesame seeds, and cook 1 more minute, or until seeds are toasted.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine lettuce with feta cheese, olives, almonds, sesame seeds, tomatoes, onion, mushrooms, and Romano cheese. When ready to serve, toss with Italian dressing.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 204 calories; 16.4 g fat; 8.8 g carbohydrates; 6.9 g protein; 19 mg cholesterol; 639 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Delicious. I took this to a potluck and I didn't get enough myself before it was totally gone. I will make this again soon so I can enjoy it. I used a lot of advice from the comments--Paul New...

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I made this salad for company and it was OK. i rinsed the lettuce (to clean it) and, as a result, it was REALLY soggy. I should have bought a bag of pre-washed lettuce, but I was too cheap.......

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Delicious. I took this to a potluck and I didn't get enough myself before it was totally gone. I will make this again soon so I can enjoy it. I used a lot of advice from the comments--Paul New...

Great salad. I left the dressing off since everyone at our house likes a different type. Fast, easy and very pretty. The red leaf lettuce is a great color booster. I also added cucumbers and...

Really great salad when you want a tossed salad that is different than the norm. The almonds add a nice taste and the romano and feta cheese combo gives so much flavor. I made it for a dinner ...

This was a very good salad, and my husband couldn't get enough of it. I have to say though, I found the sesame seeds absolutely horrible. I usually love the taste of sesame, but not with Itali...

Very colorful and delicious salad! I used a garlic italian dressing and left out the sesame seeds (didn't have any at home, and just didn't feel like spending $5 for a little shaker, just to use...

Fabulous salad! This is definitely a "Classic" and is perfect for any meal! It's a wonderful blend of vibrant colors and flavors. I made this a little easier on my self and used bagged salad - r...

I made this salad for company and it was OK. i rinsed the lettuce (to clean it) and, as a result, it was REALLY soggy. I should have bought a bag of pre-washed lettuce, but I was too cheap.......

I brought this salad to a dinner party (my contribution to the dinner meal). It was the best part. I decided to double the recipe and there was none left and the end of the evening.

This salad is excellent-- but the dressing is not. I cut out more than half the oil and added balsamic in its place. The dressing is just oily by itself. Otherwise, it's a keeper!