Combine 3/4 cup drained giardiniera (Italian pickled vegetables), 4 ounces chopped fresh mozzarella, 4 cups Italian blend salad greens, 1/2 cup torn basil and 2 tablespoons chopped parsley in a large bowl. Whisk 1 tablespoon each white wine vinegar and jarred giardiniera brine, then slowly whisk in 3 tablespoons olive oil; drizzle over the salad and toss. Season with salt and pepper.
Photograph by Charles Masters
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Magazine