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Green Jacket Salad Recipe

Gina Dickson
The famous Green Jacket Salad Recipe is sure to be a hole-in-one at your next party! A tangy vinaigrette made with fresh and dried herbs, sliced green onions tossed with crisp greens, and tomatoes. Add crunchy pita chips and top with freshly ground parmesan cheese; you will have a salad that is sure to become a family favorite.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 194 kcal



  • 1 1/2 cups Romaine lettuce washed and torn into biz-size pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups leaf lettuce washed and torn into biz-size pieces
  • 1/4 cup tomatoes cherry tomatoes cut in 1/2 or diced tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup pita chips broken into bite-size pieces
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese freshly grated to topping


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon oregano dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon season salt I like Lawrys for this recipe
  • 2 green onions finly sliced from the white part all the way up to the top of the green
  • 2 teaspoons parsley fresh, finely chopped

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  • Combine all dressing ingredients into a glass jar. Screw on a tight-fitting lid. Shake until all ingredients are combined.


  • Combine lettuce and tomatoes in a medium-size bowl
  • Pour dressing over salad and toss
  • Add pita chips and toss lightly.
  • Top with parmesan cheese if desired

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This is a simple salad recipe however there are a few important tips.
  • Always use fresh, crisp lettuce. I like using a combination of Romain and leaf lettuce.
  • When making the dressing be sure to use fresh, finely chopped parsley.
  • The oregano must be dried.
  • I believe they baked their own pita chips years ago; however, now it is easy to find bagged baked pita chips at your local grocery.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 194kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 4gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 728mgPotassium: 236mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 4983IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 107mgIron: 2mg
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