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Vegetarian Chopped Green Salad

Santé Nuts recipe - Vegetarian Chopped Green Salad with Pecans and Almonds

This easy chopped green salad is delicious and satisfying for a quick lunch or healthy dinner. The flavors are reminiscent of deli salad, but with a vegetarian twist using beans and nuts for plant-based protein. 


  • 1 fennel bulb, sliced thin
  • 2 cups thinly sliced brussels sprouts
  • 1 cup cubed white cheddar
  • 1/2 cup halved black olives
  • 10 pepperoncini peppers, sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 cups packed arugula
  • 1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup Santé Nuts Sweet & Spicy Pecans
  • 1/2 cup Santé Nuts Garlic Almonds


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • juice of 1 lemon (about 2-4 tbsp)
  • 1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced


  1. Make the dressing by combining all of the ingredients in a bowl and whisk until well combined.
  2. Assemble the salad in a large bowl. Drizzle with the dressing and toss until salad is coated.
  3. Top with chopped pecans and almonds.


Recipe by Food by Maria featuring Santé Sweet & Spicy Pecans and Garlic Almonds.