Monday, May 18, 2015

Black & Blue Salad

Black & Blue Salad || ashleylovestocook.com

Would you look at the size of those blackberries!! And they taste incredible too - I nearly ate the entire package in one sitting. 


Black & Blue Salad || ashleylovestocook.com

So, this isn't your typical "black and blue" salad but I love the taste of blue cheese on a salad, especially when fruit is involved. Cut this recipe in half for a side salad or add a protein like navy beans, chicken, or even steak for a more heartier meal.

Black & Blue Salad || ashleylovestocook.com


Black & Blue Salad
ashleylovestocook.com
Makes 1 serving


Black & Blue Salad || ashleylovestocook.com

Ingredients:
  • 4 c. loosely packed baby spring mix
  • 1/4 c. thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/3 c. thinly sliced cucumber
  • 1 tbsp. Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/2 c. Blackberries
  • 1 Tbsp. Crunchy Salad Topping

Directions

Place onion in a small bowl with ice water for 3-5 minutes, then drain. (This helps them not taste so strong.)



Place spring mix, red onion, cucumber, vinaigrette, and balsamic in a large bowl tossing to coat. Place salad on a plate and top with remaining ingredients.

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Nutrition Facts:
Makes  servings  • 1 serving = 6 Weight Watchers points+ OR Simple Recipe Math = 4 points+
Calories: 230  • Fat: 13 g • Carbs: 21 g • Fiber: 6 g • Protein: 9 g • Sugar: 8 g • Sodium: 397 mg • Cholesterol: 6 mg 

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