BLACKBERRY AND FETA SALAD

Published on: 05/19/2023
arugula in a wooden salad bowl with blackberries and feta cheese

BLACKBERRY AND FETA SALAD

This salad brings true joy from its simplicity, beauty, and combination of sweet, tart, and salty. You could add grilled chicken or shrimp for a balanced main meal, or serve as is for your side dish.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Salad
Servings 4

Equipment

  • large salad bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups arugula
  • 1 cup+ ¼ cup fresh blackberries rinsed well, divided
  • ¼ cup + 1 Tablespoon crumbled feta cheese low fat, divided
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice about 1 large lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Optional toppings: lemon zest, balsamic glaze, pistachios, or favorite nuts

Instructions
 

  • In a large salad bowl, toss arugula, blackberries and ¼ cup of feta cheese.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, honey, salt, and freshly ground pepper.
  • Toss the salad bowl ingredients with half of the dressing. Taste and add more dressing if needed.
  • Top with ¼ cup of blackberries and a tablespoon of feta cheese.
  • Suggest further topping it off with lemon zest, balsamic vinegar, and desired nuts.

Notes

Makes 4 side dish servings, or two servings with a protein (ie. grilled chicken, tofu) for a complete meal.

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