*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           PEPPERED SALAMI SALAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dishes                      Salads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   c            Olive oil
    2                    Garlic cloves, crushed
    3       sl           White bread, crusts removed,
                         -cubed
      1/2   ts           Chili seasoning
    8       oz           Young spinach
                         -OR
    1                    Cos lettuce
    1                    Piece peppered salami,
                         -diced (6 oz)
    3       sm           Onions, sliced, separated
                         -in rings
    1                    Red bell pepper, seeded, cut
                         -in thin slices
    4       oz           Button mushrooms, sliced
    1 1/2   tb           Lemon juice
    1       t            Sugar
    1       t            Prepared mustard
                         Salt to taste
                         Fresh ground pepper to taste
   12                    Marinated Spiced Olives
 
   Heat 3 tablespoons of oil in a skillet. Add garlic and
   bread cubes and fry, stirring constantly, until
   golden. Remove from heat. Add chili seasoning, stir
   well and cool. Tear spinach or lettuce leaves into
   bite-size pieces. In a large salad bowl, combine
   spinach or lettuce leaves, salami, onion, bell pepper
   and mushrooms.
   
   Place remaining oil in a screw-top jar with lemon
   juice, sugar, mustard, salt and pepper. Shake
   vigorously until well blended. Pour over salad and
   toss well. Sprinkle croutons on top and garnish with
   olives. Serve at once.
   
   NOTE: Salad (without dressing) may be prepared in
   advance and kept covered in refrigerator. Just before
   serving, shake dressing ingredients vigorously, add to
   salad and toss well. Add croutons and olives and serve
   at once.
  
 
 
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