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Berry Salad with Lime-Basil Vinaigrette

Berry Salad with Lime-Basil Vinaigrette makes a tasty light lunch. You can also pair this berry salad with grilled beef, chicken or pork for a hearty supper.

All You MAY 2014

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Cook time:3 Minutes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$5.24

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, hulled, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 4 ounces soft goat cheese, crumbled

Preparation

1. Place almonds in a small skillet over medium-low heat. Cook, shaking skillet constantly, until almonds are light golden and fragrant, about 3 minutes. Immediately transfer to a bowl to cool for 5 minutes.

2. Place lime zest and juice, olive oil, honey and basil in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Place spinach, strawberries, blueberries and raspberries in a large bowl. Add dressing and gently toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Top with goat cheese and almonds and serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 460
  • Fat: 37g
  • Saturated fat: 8g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Carbohydrate: 24g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Sodium: 232mg
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