Berry Blue Salad

Berry Blue Salad

Serves 4

Toasted pecans, walnuts or pine nuts are good substitutions in this salad. You can make it a main course by serving on a platter topped with sliced grilled chicken or turkey breast, sliced pork tenderloin or grilled tempeh.

Ingredients: 
  • 8 cups loosely packed baby field greens
  • 1/2 cup fresh organic blueberries
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon thyme leaves (or regular thyme plus 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest)
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot, (optional)
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup roasted sliced or slivered almonds
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Method: 

Place greens, blueberries, blue cheese and red onion in a serving bowl. In a smaller bowl, whisk together olive oil, orange juice, lemon thyme leaves, shallot if desired, and pepper to taste. Toss greens with dressing and garnish with almonds. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:250 calories (190 from fat), 22g total fat, 4g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 450mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (4g dietary fiber, 5g sugar), 5g protein
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