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Blueberry Vinaigrette Summer Salad

Can you think of a better lunch than a delicious and healthy Blueberry Vinaigrette Summer Salad made with a homemade salad dressing from fresh blueberries?
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 179

Ingredients

Vinaigrette:

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons high quality olive oil
  • 1 shallot (minced)
  • 1-2 sprigs of parsley and/or basil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Summer salad:

  • 4 cups salad greens
  • ½ cup blanched asparagus (chopped)
  • ½ cup sugar snap peas (chopped)
  • ¼ cup feta cheese (crumbled)
  • ¼ cup fresh blueberries
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds

Instructions

  • To make vinaigrette, combine all ingredients in blender. Process until smooth.
  • Makes enough for four small salads.
  • To make salad, pile as much or as little of the salad ingredients listed above according to preference in a large bowl and top with vinaigrette.

Nutrition

Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 233mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 774IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 1mg