Recipe

Sicilian Chopped Salad

Sicilian Chopped Salad
Serves 8
Ingredients
2 heads romaine lettuce, finely chopped, washed in ice-cold water and spun thoroughly dry
4 oz. (about ¼ head) radicchio, finely shredded, washed and spun thoroughly dry
- Kowalski's Fresh Sicilian Basil Dressing, to taste
4 oz. hard salami, finely diced
4 oz. provolone cheese, finely diced
12 grape tomatoes, washed
10 Kalamata olives
½ cup rinsed and drained garbanzo beans
10 drained and sliced artichoke hearts
½ red onion, thinly sliced vertically
2 tbsp. pine nuts, lightly toasted (optional)
- fresh basil, cut into thin ribbons, to taste
- freshly ground Kowalski's Black Peppercorns, to taste
Directions

In a large mixing bowl, toss romaine and radicchio generously with dressing. Add next 7 ingredients (through onion); toss. Add additional dressing to taste; toss again. Arrange salad on a serving platter. Sprinkle with pine nuts and basil. Drizzle with extra dressing or serve on the side. Serve with pepper at the table for seasoning.