Blackberry Spinach Salad Recipe

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Blackberry Spinach Salad Recipe
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Blackberry Spinach Salad Recipe

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Mary Lou Timpson of Centennial Park, Arizona, says, “this simple salad is a delicious combination of nutritious ingredients, including fresh spinach, blackberries, tomatoes and walnuts. A sprinkling of feta cheese and a flavorful homemade dressing make it seem like you really fussed.”
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, blackberries, tomatoes, onion and walnuts.
In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, honey, garlic, mustard, salt and pepper. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Blackberry Spinach Salad in Healthy Cooking April/May 2009, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 116 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 266mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 lean meat.

  • 6 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, blackberries, tomatoes, onion and walnuts.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, honey, garlic, mustard, salt and pepper. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Blackberry Spinach Salad in Healthy Cooking April/May 2009, p29

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jsgoldn User ID: 6355243 210660
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2014

"Interesting flavor combination."

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BonnieBryant User ID: 770618 210659
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2013

"Hands down best for taste and texture spinich salad I have ever made. Everyone that has had it agree."

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blueidsun User ID: 1022806 122291
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2012

"My husband and I really enjoyed this recipe, it is light and refreshing, I also added mandarin oranges"

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btolstoy User ID: 4026545 181975
Reviewed May. 30, 2010

"Very yummy salad - lots of flavour and actually quite filling when a bit of grilled chicken is added on top."

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breadandwine User ID: 4642062 113783
Reviewed May. 25, 2010

"I was looking for a salad with some unusual ingredients and this recipe caught my attention. It was a hit. I made it for a company of 10 people and everybody loved it! I forgot to add green onions but the salad was outstanding without them. Will make it again."

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