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Marionberry, Blue Cheese, and Arugula Salad

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon
Yield Makes 4 servings
Marionberries are considered the most flavorful blackberries. If you can't find them, use ordinary blackberries instead. Prep Time: 15 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 ounces arugula (about 13 cups)
  • 6 ounces marionberries or blackberries (1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 ounces mild blue cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 175
  • caloriesfromfat 77 %
  • protein 0.0 g
  • fat 15 g
  • satfat 4.2 g
  • carbohydrate 7.8 g
  • fiber 2.7 g
  • sodium 353 mg
  • cholesterol 11 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a salad bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, 1 tsp. thyme leaves, the mustard, 1/4 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper.

  2. Add arugula and gently toss until leaves are coated with dressing. Add berries and gently toss. Divide among 4 salad plates. Crumble 1/2 oz. cheese on each salad. Sprinkle with remaining thyme and salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.