Italian Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

romaine salad with lemon dressing
Romaine salad with lemon dressing
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1 package Spring mix salad greens
1 small Red onion thinly sliced
1 cup fresh Mushrooms sliced
1 cup Olives assorted, pitted and coarsely chopped
8 Pepperoncini
Optional toppings:
3 Tomatoes chopped
1 Carrots shredded
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese or vegan Parmesan cheese, grated
For the vinaigrette
⅓ cup Olive oil extra virgin
3 tbsp Lemon juice
1 tsp Dried Italian seasoning
¼ tsp Salt
¼ tsp Black pepper

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  • Optional toppings:

  • For the vinaigrette

Italian Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette


This Italian Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette is a great salad to throw on the table when you have a large crowd for lunch or dinner. It is a quick and versatile Italian mushroom and mix salad greens with lemon vinaigrette that everyone loves. It is a fresh and crisp flavor sensation that will not stress you out in the kitchen at all. 

To make this Italian salad with lemon vinaigrette, start by combining salad greens, red onion, mushrooms, olives and pepperoncini in your favorite salad serving bowl. Top with tomatoes, shredded carrots and grated Parmesan cheese (or any toppings you prefer). Make a lemon vinaigrette dressing by whisking extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper in a little jug. Serve the salad with the dressing on the side.

To make my version of Italian Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Italian Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Steps to make Italian Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette


Assemble the salad


Take your favorite large salad bowl and combine 1 package of salad greens, a small thinly sliced red onion, 1 cup of sliced fresh mushrooms, 1 cup of chopped assorted olives and 8 pepperoncini.


Add toppings


Add chopped tomatoes, shredded carrots and grated Parmesan cheese as toppings.


Make vinaigrette dressing


In a medium sized jug, mix ⅓ cup of extra virgin olive oil, 3 tablespoons of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning, salt and pepper to make the vinaigrette dressing.



Serve the salad with the vinaigrette in a jug on the side. Your guests can drizzle their own dressing!

This Italian Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette is a delicious romaine salad to make next time you’re feeding a crowd! Your guests won’t be able to resist! Don’t forget to come back and leave a review below for me with your thoughts.

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Total Reviews: 18
Austyn Wyeth

Yummy and simple to make, very light and healthy, would recommend.

Arely Baab

Very tasty, brought it to work for lunch since it takes no time at all to make.

Stacy Bubash

I didn't bother adding the olives since they aren't really my thing but without them everything tasted fine.

Eisley Bismark

Vegan, Italian and healthy, what more could you ask for? I love this lemon vinaigrette salad.

Bryleigh Luchansky

I've never made or tried any type of Italian salads before this one and I'm SHOOK, it taste so good.

Jurnee Domnitz

Not very filling it's extremely flavorful though.

Soraya Berlingieri

Heaven on earth, one of me and my husbands favorite italian dishes.

Nahla Mastropolo

Served this before dinner which was a nice pork tenderloin and malta goya.

Jazlynn Mhoon

This salad is the BOMB I saw the photo had it with some bread so I baked me some Cheesy garlic bread on the side.

Maren Lepre

Best Italian salad i've ever had in my life, can't believe it took me only 5 minutes to make this salad.

Nathalie Kaczkowski

The salad is actually quite good just like the tomato caprese salad.


When I saw this I thought for sure it would not be enough but all the ingridents blended together actually make it very filling.

Paulina Trafton

Bookmarked this page because all the recipes are classics and super tasty.

Deanna Octave

Great recipe going to eat this twice every week for keep my healthy diet going.

Marian Eishen

I'm so happy to see more vegan recipes coming out on this site, 5 stars from me.

Tia Stitts

The ingridents are easy to come by and very affordable plus the salad is tasty, thanks fo sharing.

Charity Begnoche

The lemon juice really helps make this salad slightly zesty which is why it's one of the top ones on my list, love it.


Amazing! Thanks for sharing recipe!

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