Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

A salad inspired by NOLA's French Quarter. Recipe is from the Deen Bros.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make the croutons, preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Toss the bread cubes with the olive oil and salt. spread the bread cubes in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Toast, tossing occasionally until golden, about 15 minutes.
  2. To make the dressing, whisk together the vinegar, pickled peppers, garlic, salt and black pepper in a medium bowl. Whisk in the olive oil, kalamata olives and pimento olives.
  3. To make the salad, toss romaine with the mozzarella or bocconcini, mortadella, ham, salami, provolone and croutons. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine well.
  4. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

What a great salad. For an entree salad for two I halved the croutons and dressing (but kept the olives at the original amount) and quartered the salad ingredients and salt. It was a wonderful combo!

Maito June 24, 2015

Five star dressing! Easy to make entree salad. Next time I will use half the amount of meat.

FLKeysJen September 22, 2013

Wow! This isn't a salad, it's a meal! Do delicious! I made exactly as posted, with all romaine and used all the meats and cheeses as posted. As a previous reviewer stated, I will make sure I double this dressing, because I could just eat it with a spoon!!! Salty, but soooo delicious. I had this tonight when the heat index was 115....I'll try and make it home tomorrow at lunch and throw another salad together so I can post a pic. This recipe certainly deserves one. It is delicious! Made for PRMR tag game.

breezermom August 08, 2013

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