Refreshing Mixed Berry Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette
Fresh seasonal berries and mint give this vibrant salad a refreshing burst of flavor. The addition of raspberries to the homemade vinaigrette lends some natural sweetness to this tasty dish.
Prep time: 15 minutes
¼ cup of rice wine vinegar
1/3 cup of fresh raspberries, washed
2 tea spoon fresh lemon juice
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
½ tea spoon sea salt
1 head Romaine lettuce, washed, stem removed, and chopped
1/3 cup fresh mint, chopped
1 cup fresh strawberries, washed, hulled, and sliced
1 cup fresh blackberries, washed
1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted
Note: Chill salad plates prior to preparing this recipe.
- Add vinegar, raspberries, lemon juice, and olive oil to a food processor and blend until smooth. Add salt and taste. Adjust other flavors to achieve the desired balance. Set aside.
- Add lettuce, mint, strawberries, blackberries, and toasted almonds to a large bowl and gently toss to combine.
- Drizzle with raspberry vinaigrette and serve immediately on chilled salad plates for a refreshing appetizer.
Nutritional information (per serving)*
Dietary Fiber: 7g
Fat: 7.6g (1g saturated)