Pepperoni Pizza Salad Recipe


10 plum tomatoes, chopped
3 medium green peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
1 (3.25 ounce) package sliced pepperoni
1 (2.25 ounce) can sliced ripe olives, drained
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup tomato juice
1/4 cup red wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3/4 cup seasoned salad croutons


In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, green peppers, cheese, pepperoni, olives and onion. In a small bowl, combine the tomato juice, vinegar, oil, garlic, basil and pepper; mix well. Pour over tomato mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for several hours. Just before serving, sprinkle with croutons.