OMG! Garlic Proutons™ with Chopped Italian Salad

OMG! Garlic Proutons™ with Chopped Italian Salad

OMG! Garlic Proutons™ with Chopped Italian Salad

OMG! Garlic Proutons™ with Chopped Italian Salad

Spring is the perfect time for fresh veggies and eating lighter. But, you know we love a good crunch, so our salads MUST include proutons. You heard us right! Our gourmet sourdough pretzel nuggets are a great substitute for the traditional crouton with a few added benefits: amazing crunch, fantastic flavor, beautiful presentation, and healthy carbs. This salad idea is perfect for a hearty lunch or as an appetizer for Sunday pizza or pasta night.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Appetizer, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian, Vegetarian
Servings 4 people
Calories 362 kcal


  • dressing shaker


For the salad:

  • 1 head iceberg lettuce
  • ½ hothouse cucumber seeded and sliced into half moons
  • ½ red onion thinly sliced
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup button mushrooms sliced
  • 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Optional: 8 slices Genoa salami or ham chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup OMG! Garlic Pretzels

For the dressing:

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 clove garlic grated or finely minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Wash, dry and prep all the vegetables. Place in a large serving bowl.
  • In a dressing shaker or large measuring cup, combine the dressing ingredients until emulsified.
  • Drizzle about one-third of the dressing onto the vegetables and toss.
  • Add the cheese and meat (if desired) and toss again. Add additional dressing as needed.
  • Top with OMG! Garlic Pretzels proutons™. Enjoy!


Calories: 362kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 9gFat: 32gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 8gMonounsaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 28mgSodium: 412mgPotassium: 284mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 379IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 207mgIron: 2mg
Keyword italian salad, pretzel croutons, proutons
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