Salad - Portillos Chopped Salad recipes

Author: Linda Garrett  

Loaded with great chicken, pasta, bacon, and blue cheese then dressed in a sweet Italian dressing! This copycat Portillos Chopped Salad is the best of all worlds — romaine lettuce, pasta, bacon, cheese, tomatoes, and cooked chicken all tossed in an easy homemade vinaigrette, and enjoyed from the comfort of your own home.

Portillo's Chopped Salad

Portillo's Chopped Salad
This Portillo's Chopped Salad is a knock off from the famous salad recipe at Portillo's in Chicago. It's hearty and topped with the tastiest dressing.
Provided by: Christy Denney
Total time: 15 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 10 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 17
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup uncooked Ditalini pasta ((2 cups cooked))
  • 1 lb bacon ((about 1 cup cooked and crumbled))
  • 3 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups chopped iceberg lettuce
  • 2 cups chopped red cabbage
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 cup sliced green onions
  • 4 ounces crumbled gorgonzola cheese ((about 1 cup))
  • (optional) 2 cups cooked and diced chicken
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar ((see note))
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
How to cook:
  1. Cook Ditalini pasta according to package instructions. Make sure you salt the pasta water while cooking to give it some flavor. Drain and cool. Set aside.
  2. Cook bacon in a skillet until done. Let bacon cool, then crumble it.
  3. Combine romaine, iceberg, red cabbage, tomatoes and green onions in large salad bowl.
  4. Add cooled pasta, bacon and gorgonzola cheese to salad. Add chicken if desired.
  5. Add dressing to taste right before serving so that it doesn't get soggy.
  6. For the Dressing: Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, garlic, Dijon mustard, sugar, oregano, salt and pepper.
Notes: Portillo's Chopped Salad, Portillo's Chopped Salad-(With Video!) A Copycat Recipe Of The BEST Salads Ever! ; Meat. 1 cup Bacon, Cooked and Crumbled. 2 cups Chicken, Cooked and Cubed.

Portillos Chopped Salad

Portillos Chopped Salad
This copycat Portillos Chopped Salad is the best of all worlds — romaine lettuce, pasta, bacon, cheese, tomatoes, and cooked chicken all tossed in an easy homemade vinaigrette, and enjoyed from the comfort of your own home.
Provided by: Tiffany
Total time: 15 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 15
Ingredients:
  • 6 slices of bacon (cooked til crisp and chopped)
  • 1 cup cooked ditalini pasta
  • 3 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 green onions (chopped)
  • ½ cup gorgonzola or blue cheese crumbles
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (chopped)
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken (optional)
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • ½ cup mayo
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Herbs de Provence (or Italian seasoning)
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • ¼ cup finely grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 555 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 25 g
  • Protein: 21 g
  • Fat: 41 g
  • Saturated Fat: 10 g
  • Trans Fat: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 66 mg
  • Sodium: 523 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 29 g
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. Combine dressing ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse til smooth.
  2. Combine bacon, pasta, lettuce, gorgonzola, tomatoes, and chicken (if using). Toss with dressing and serve immediately.
Notes: Copycat Portillos Chopped Salad Recipe, Copycat Portillos Chopped Salad Recipe · 1 cup Chicken breast, cooked and diced. Produce · 2 cloves Garlic · 3 stalks Green onion.

Portillo’s Chopped Salad

Portillo’s Chopped Salad
This is the Portillo's Chopped Salad that everyone always raves over and must be at every party or dinner. It's very close to the original and, dare I say, even better!
Provided by: Kristy Bernardo
Total time: 10 minutes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 13
Ingredients:
  • 1/2 extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 balsamic vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 t sugar
  • large pinch each of dried oregano and kosher salt, or to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups ditalini pasta, cooked according to package directions
  • 2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups chopped raddichio
  • 3/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 heirloom tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 340 calories
  • Carbohydrate: 16 grams carbohydrates
  • Cholesterol: 54 milligrams cholesterol
  • Fat: 21 grams fat
  • Fiber: 2 grams fiber
  • Protein: 21 grams protein
  • Saturated Fat: 9 grams saturated fat
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Sodium: 997 grams sodium
  • Sugar: 3 grams sugar
  • Trans Fat: 0 grams trans fat
  • Unsaturated Fat: 11 grams unsaturated fat
How to cook:
  1. Whisk all dressing ingredients together until they're emulsified (or use a blender). Set aside.
  2. Place the salad ingredients in a serving bowl. Serve with the dressing on the side.
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Portillo’s Chopped Salad-(With Video!) A Copycat Recipe Of The BEST Salads Ever!

Portillo's Chopped Salad is a copycat recipe like the restaurant version. Loaded with great chicken, pasta, bacon, and blue cheese then dressed in a sweet Italian dressing!
Provided by: Kathleen
Total time: 45 minutes
Prep time: 45 minutes
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 10
Ingredients:
  • ▢ 4 Cups Ditalini Pasta Cooked al Dente In Salted Water, Completely Cooled
  • ▢ 3 Cups Iceberg Lettuce Chopped
  • ▢ 3 Cups Romaine Lettuce Chopped
  • ▢ 2 Cups Red Cabbage Chopped
  • ▢ 4 Roma Tomatoes Seeded and Diced
  • ▢ 1 Cup Green Onions Finely Sliced
  • ▢ 2 Cups Chicken Cooked and Cubed
  • ▢ 1 Cup Bacon Cooked and Crumbled
  • ▢ 4 Ounces Gorgonzola Crumbled
  • ▢ 1 Recipe Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette (aka-Sweet Italian Salad Dressing)
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 460 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 68 g
  • Protein: 20 g
  • Fat: 11 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Cholesterol: 34 mg
  • Sodium: 260 mg
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. In a large bowl, add the salad ingredients together except the blue cheese. Toss well.
  2. Add blue cheese and Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette. Toss just until Gorgonzola is evenly distributed through the salad and the salad is well coated with the dressing. Taste and add more dressing as needed.
Notes: Homemade Salad Dressing, St. Louis Sweet Italian dressing (Copycat - like Zia's and/or Imo's) Ingredients: 1/2 c. Sugar, 1/2 c. Apple Cider Vinegar, 3/4 c. Olive Oil, 1/4 c.
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