Low Carb Olive Garden Salad is the perfect low carb salad for serving as a main dish or a side dish. Crispy lettuce, pepperoncini peppers, onions, tomatoes, black olives, crispy parmesan chips with homemade Low Carb Olive Garden dressing, make this the perfect keto Olive Garden Salad recipe.
Low Carb Olive Garden Salad
I love going to Olive Garden with the family for dinner and one of my favorite things about going is the fresh salad that comes with the meal. I like to make restaurant copy cat recipes at home, they always turn out better then having them at the restaurant and I don’t have to leave the house to enjoy them.
My whole family agreed this keto homemade Olive Garden Salad, tasted just like the one we enjoy when we go out to eat. The homemade Low Carb Olive garden dressing takes the normal salad up to amazing.
What is an Olive Garden Salad?
Olive Garden salad is the amazing salad that you get when you are dining in at Olive Garden. A Salad that has lettuce, pepperoncini peppers, onions, tomatoes, black olives and croutons. For this low carb version we have changed things up a bit to make it low carb and still have all the flavor!
Can I eat Olive Garden Salad on Keto?
When you are dining out at Olive Garden, you can eat the salad without the croutons. However you can make this low carb Olive Garden Salad at home and it is totally keto and has less carbs then the restaurant one and it tastes just like it! This Keto Olive Garden Salad Recipe has just 7g net carbs per serving!
What to Serve with Low Carb Olive Garden Salad
You can make this Keto Olive Garden salad as a main dish or as a side dish. if you are making it as a side dish, there are lots of meals that are perfect for serving with it.
- Zoodles with Garlic Cream Sauce
- Italian Meatball Casserole
- Low Carb Arrabbiata Sauce Recipe
- Crustless Pizza
- Zoodles with Olive Garden alfredo sauce
Variations of this Recipe
If you want to change things up protein wise when you are making this keto Olive Garden salad you can add some grilled chicken or shrimp to make it a main dish salad.
Can I make this in advance?
You sure can! This salad is great for making a head of time and meal planning. I do suggest that you wait to put the dressing on top until you are ready to eat it so the lettuce stays crispy. I like to put the keto olive garden salad in small mason jars and then the dressing in a container and then I just add the dressing when I am going to eat my salad.
Low Carb Olive Garden Salad Ingredients
- Olive Garden homemade salad dressing
- American Salad blend or lettuce of your choice, ice burg and Romain work great.
- Pepperoncini peppers – Jarred or fresh
- red onion
- black olives
- parmesan crisps
- fresh parmesan cheese
How to Make Keto Olive Garden Salad
Make the homemade Olive Garden dressing.
In a large bowl combine the lettuce, pepperoncini, tomatoes, onion, olives, crisps, and parmesan cheese together.
Toss with salad dressing to coat the salad.
Low Carb Salad Recipes
- Low Carb Chicken Caesar Salad
- Big Mac Salad
- Chicken Taco Salad
- Avocado BLT Salad
- Strawberry Spinach Salad
- Low Carb Taco Salad
Low Carb Olive Garden Salad Dressing Ingredients
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
- 3 tablespoons parmesan cheese, grated
- 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
Low Carb Olive Garden Salad Ingredients
- 10 ounce bag American Salad blend
- 6 pepperoncini peppers
- 1 tomato, sliced
- 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
- 12 black olives
- 1 cup parmesan crisps
- 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese, grated
How to Make Olive Garden Salad dressing
- In a blender combine the oil, vinegar, cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt, and Italian seasoning. Blend on high until well combined.
How to Make Olive Garden Salad
- In a large bowl combine the lettuce, pepperoncini, tomatoes, onion, olives, crisps, and parmesan cheese together.
- Toss with salad dressing to coat the salad.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 311Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 19gCholesterol: 28mgSodium: 2207mgCarbohydrates: 8gNet Carbohydrates: 7gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 11g