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Blackberry Spinach Salad Recipe

Blackberry Spinach Salad Recipe

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.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

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

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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