hi! let’s celebrate the weekend with our vegan la scala chopped salad!
this vibrant and nourishing salad is a celebration of well-curated ingredients, artfully combined to create a combo of tastes and textures that will leave your taste extremely happy.
whether you’re a dedicated vegan or simply seeking a healthier and delicious meal, this salad amazing!
here is a little background info about the well-known salad that is apparently loved by the kardashians!
la scala is a renowned restaurant located in the vibrant city of los angeles.
known for its long-standing tradition of serving yummy italian cuisine, this iconic eatery has been a beloved fixture in the la dining scene for decades.
nestled in the heart of beverly hills, la scala exudes a timeless charm that beckons both locals and visitors alike.
la scala offers a little slice of italy right in the heart of la and we are bringing it to your table!
this iconic dish became a viral sensation due to its irresistible combination of fresh ingredients, harmonious flavors, and a presentation that’s nothing short of insta-worthy.
the combination of crisp romaine and iceberg lettuce creates a refreshing, green backdrop, while the vegan deli meat adds a savory, umami note.
the chickpeas contribute a mild nuttiness and a creamy texture, complemented by the creamy vegan mozzarella cheese’s subtle richness.
the dressing, ooooh the dressing, which, featuring extra virgin olive oil, dijon mustard, rice vinegar, and vegan parmesan, ties everything together with a harmonious balance of tanginess and depth.
the result is a salad that bursts with a satisfying blend of tastes and textures, making each bite total bliss.
here are some vegan meat alternatives that you can try in this salad!
tofurky: tofurky offers a wide range of vegan deli slices in various flavors, including hickory smoked, roast beef, and peppered.
lightlife: lightlife produces plant-based deli slices made from ingredients like tempeh and seitan. their products come in various flavors and are a great addition to sandwiches and wraps.
field roast: field roast offers artisanal plant-based deli slices made from grain meat. their products are known for their rich, savory flavors.
upton’s naturals: upton’s naturals offers seitan-based deli slices that are versatile and flavorful. they have options like italian and smoky bacon seitan.
the herbivorous butcher: this small-batch, artisanal brand creates a range of vegan deli slices that are handcrafted and known for their unique flavors.
yves veggie cuisine: yves veggie cuisine offers a variety of vegan deli slices, including ham, bologna, and turkey, suitable for sandwiches and snacks.
loma linda: loma linda offers vegan deli slices that are not only plant-based but also non-gmo and sustainable.
primal spirit foods: primal spirit foods produces vegan jerky, but their products can also be used as deli slices for sandwiches and wraps.
if you love my Vegan La Scala Chopped Salad, then try these other recipes from my blog!
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Vegan La Scala Chopped SaladCourse: Snacks
4-6 servings depending on portion sizes
1 bag chopped romaine
1 head chopped iceberg lettuce
1 pack vegan deli meat
15 ounces rinsed and drained chickpeas
1 bag vegan mozzarella cheese
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp dijon mustard
2-3 tbsp rice vinegar
1/4 cup grated vegan parmesan
vegan salt and pepper to taste
- in a large salad bowl, combine the chopped romaine and iceberg lettuce to create the salad base. toss them together to mix evenly.
- next, add the vegan deli meat, chickpeas, and vegan mozzarella cheese to the salad bowl.
in a separate small bowl, prepare the dressing by whisking together the extra virgin olive oil, dijon mustard, rice vinegar, grated vegan parmesan, and season with vegan salt and pepper to taste. adjust the amount of rice vinegar and seasonings according to your preference.
- drizzle the dressing over the salad. start with a small amount and add more as needed, tossing the salad gently to ensure even distribution of the dressing.
- once the salad is well coated with the dressing and all the ingredients are mixed thoroughly, it’s ready to be served.
- plate your vegan la scala chopped salad and enjoy the burst of flavors and textures in every bite.