Easy Muffuletta Salad Recipe Jazzed Up with Shrimp and Pasta!
Since I am such a fan of this New Orleans’ Italian Sandwich I decided to create an easy Muffuletta salad recipe from Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook with all the components of this amazing classic sandwich. I am about healthy easy recipes and enjoying our favorite Louisiana foods. So, I turned this heavy, complex Italian sandwich into a simple Muffuletta Pasta Salad using an olive salad mix for an incredible main dish salad. You don’t even need a muffuletta olive salad recipe because you just open a few jars and combine with fresh ingredients for a winning recipe. I also have a great Mardi Gras recipes
How to make Easy Muffuletta Salad Recipe!
Muffuletta Salad from Holly Clegg’s Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle at Any Age
All the components of a muffaletta, an Italian signature sandwich of New Orleans, tossed together in an amazing crowd pleasing salad. Olive salad, the key ingredient, is found in a jar- if not available, raid olive salad bar and chop finely. Another great muffuletta recipe are my Mini Muffulettas!
Makes 8 (1-cup) servings
3/4 cup olive salad mix, drained
3/4 cup chopped red onion
1/3 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
1 pound seasoned cooked shrimp, optional
6 cups cooked orzo pasta
3-4 ounces prosciutto, chopped
1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1/2 cup chopped roasted red pepper (found in jar)
1. In large bowl, mix together all ingredients, adding shrimp if desired. Refrigerate until serving.
Nutritional information per serving: Calories 328 Calories from fat 37% Fat 13g Saturated Fat 1g Cholesterol 12mg Sodium 689mg Carbohydrate 40g Dietary Fiber 2g Sugars 3g Protein 11g Dietary Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 lean meat, 2 fat
Olive Salad Mix Key To Easy Muffuletta Salad Recipe
If you look online, you’ll find tons of olive salad mix recipes. However,I am , I find ways to eat healthy but give you easy recipes. Who has time to cook? Why worry about making a muffuletta olive salad mix recipe when you can buy a premade olive salad mix in the store. In Louisiana, this product is easily found but here’s the olive salad mix link for you. This is another olive salad brand I have also used before. Use the olive salad mix for my Mini Muffuletta recipe
This olive mix is an important component of the recipe. If you don’t want to buy the product, go raid a salad bar. Buy an assortment of olives, olive salad mix and chop the mixture up in the food processor or with a knife for your own muffuletta olive salad recipe to go on this sandwich.
Like to entertain and concerned about healthy cooking? Wait until you check out my fun Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook that will definitely keep you sizzling in the kitchen. The perfect cookbook for your girlfriend, sister, mom or you to make you a star in the kitchen.
This cookbook includes an Easy Entertaining Chapter to help you select recipes. With easy recipes and all include nutritional information, you have fun in the kitchen. You’ll love all the quotes for good reading material.
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