Blackberry Vinaigrette Salad

Blackberry Vinaigrette Salad

Getting Started

What You'll Need

  • For the Dressing
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 1/4 cup Blackberry Balsamic vinegar (or regular balsamic)
  • 2 Tablespoons honey or brown sugar (more if desired)
  • Or a sugar substitute such as Splenda
  • Pinch of sea salt and cracked black pepper
  • Assortment of fresh greens
  • 1 small zucchini (sliced or chopped)
  • 1 small red onion (sliced)
  • 1 8 oz. package blue cheese
  • Feta or Goat cheese works well in this recipe also
  • 1 small package fresh blackberries

Method

Preparing the spices

1

Whisk the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl and set aside.

2

Assemble the number of plates needed with the fresh greens; whisk the dressing again and drizzle over the salad. Top with the zucchini, red onion slices, blue cheese crumbles and a few fresh blackberries.

3

Store leftover dressing in a pint jar in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. Warm to room temperature and whisk again or shake before serving