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Berry Salad|Recipe of the Week

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
Serves: 4

 

Ingredients:

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.

Directions:

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. Add lettuce, mint, strawberries, blackberries, and toasted almonds to a large bowl and gently toss to combine.

 

  1. Drizzle with raspberry vinaigrette and serve immediately on chilled salad plates for a refreshing appetizer.

 

Nutritional information (per serving)*

 

Calories: 123
Protein: 3g
Carbohydrates: 13g
Dietary Fiber: 7g
Fat: 7.6g (1g saturated)

 

 

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