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Arugula Salad with Berry Dressing Recipe

Arugula Salad with Berry Dressing Recipe

My family enjoys this refreshing salad during the spring and summer months. Sweet strawberries balance the slightly tart balsamic dressing.—Jennifer Kunz, Troy, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup halved fresh strawberries, divided
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Dash salt
  • 1 log (4 ounces) fresh goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pistachios
  • 4 cups fresh arugula or baby spinach
  • 3/4 cup fresh blackberries
  • 3/4 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup julienned peeled jicama

Directions

  • 1. For dressing, place 1/4 cup strawberries, vinegar, oil, honey and salt in a blender; cover and process until smooth.
  • 2. Roll goat cheese in pistachios; cut into eight slices. Divide the arugula among four salad plates; top each with blackberries, blueberries, jicama, remaining strawberries and two slices of goat cheese. Drizzle with dressing. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups salad with 4 teaspoons dressing equals 159 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 175 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.