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While blueberries are in season, enjoy them in this colorful and tasty spinach blueberry salad. Fresh blueberries burst with sweetness and pair beautifully with the tang of pungent bleu cheese. You’ll love the unique combination of flavors, the rich tartness of the balsamic vinegar, and the crunch of the toasted walnuts. This fresh blueberry salad is dressed in a simple yet flavorful vinaigrette that's easy to whip up in no time. After you try this salad, you’ll wonder how so few ingredients can make such a balanced and delicious dish.

Mary Hershiser, Daphne, Alabama
Recipe by Southern Living February 2012

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Credit: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Annette Joseph

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hands-on:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat walnuts in a small skillet over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until toasted and fragrant.

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  • Whisk together balsamic vinegar, next 2 ingredients, and salt and freshly ground pepper to taste in a small bowl. Combine walnuts, spinach mix, and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle with desired amount of vinaigrette, and toss to combine. Serve immediately with remaining vinaigrette.

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