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California Tossed Salad

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


12 servings

Even though I'm retired, I'm busier than ever! Served with crusty French bread, this speedy salad is a meal in itself.—Patricia Nieh, Portola Valley, California
California Tossed Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 jars (7-1/2 ounces each) marinated quartered artichoke hearts, undrained
  • 2 jars (4-1/2 ounces each) whole mushrooms, drained
  • 1-1/2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 large ripe avocados, peeled and cubed
  • 1 can (6 ounces) pitted ripe olives, drained
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 cups torn romaine


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. Just before serving, add romaine and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 194 calories, 17g fat (5g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 417mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.

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