This keto Italian veggie salad😎

This keto Italian veggie salad😎


  1. Vegetables:
    • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
    • 1 cup cucumber, sliced
    • 1 cup bell peppers (any color), chopped
    • 1/2 cup red onion, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 cup black olives, sliced
    • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, torn
  2. Cheese:
    • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, diced or fresh mozzarella balls
  3. Dressing:
    • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
    • Salt and pepper to taste
  4. Optional Additions:
    • Grilled chicken or shrimp for added protein
    • Avocado slices for extra creaminess


  1. Prepare the Vegetables:
    • In a large bowl, combine the cherry tomatoes, cucumber, bell peppers, red onion, black olives, and fresh basil.
  2. Add Cheese:
    • Gently fold in the mozzarella cheese into the vegetable mixture.
  3. Prepare the Dressing:
    • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
  4. Combine and Toss:
    • Pour the dressing over the vegetable and cheese mixture. Toss everything together until well coated with the dressing.
  5. Chill:
    • Cover the salad and let it chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  6. Serve:
    • Serve the keto Italian veggie salad on a bed of fresh greens, if desired. Add grilled chicken or shrimp for a complete meal. Top with avocado slices if you like.

This salad is not only keto-friendly but also packed with vibrant colors, flavors, and nutrients. Adjust the ingredients and proportions according to your taste preferences. Enjoy your delicious and healthy keto Italian veggie salad!