Fresh Berry Salad with Arugula and Goat Cheese

"Berries and goat cheese balance each other beautifully, and this salad enhances the taste experience with mild greens, crunchy nuts, and citrusy dressing." - David Tip: Make this a dinner salad by adding chicken or salmon. For added flavor, double the vinaigrette recipe and marinate the meat.

Refreshing salad.

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Refreshing salad.


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • SALAD:

  • 1

    (6-ounce) bag fresh baby arugula

  • ½

    cup blueberries

  • ½

    cup raspberries

  • ½

    cup sliced strawberries

  • 4

    ounces crumbled goat cheese

  • ¾

    cup honey-roasted pecans or walnuts

  • HONEY VINAIGRETTE:

  • ¼

    cup fresh orange juice

  • 2

    teaspoons raspberry vinegar

  • 6

    tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 1

    tablespoon honey

  • 1

    teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • ¼

    teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼

    teaspoon salt

  • Zest of 1 orange

Directions

To prepare the dressing, fully combine all the ingredients in a blender or food processor. Refrigerate until needed. To make the salad, place the arugula and berries into a large bowl. Just before serving, pour the desired amount of dressing over the salad and lightly toss to coat. Top with the crumbled goat cheese and roasted nuts. Serve.


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