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Berry Pistachio Spinach Salad with Berry Vinaigrette

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Crisp spinach tossed with red onions, fresh berries, crunchy pistachios, and blue cheese crumbles – all topped with a quick and tasty mixed berry vinaigrette!

Ingredients

  • 6-8 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1 – 1 1/2 cups berries of choice (I used 1/3 cup each blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries – strawberries are great too)
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced into rings
  • 1/3 cup blue cheese crumbles (OR feta cheese crumbles)
  • 1/3 cup Diamond of California Pistachios, shelled
  • Dressing

  • 3/4 cup fresh or frozen berries of choice (I used a combination of blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, and strawberries)
  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1-2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • Instructions

  • To make the dressing, pulse all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
  • When ready to serve the salad, in a large bowl toss together spinach, berries, red onions, cheese crumbles, and pistachios. Serve with prepared dressing.
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