Refreshing Mixed Berry Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Fresh seasonal berries and mint give this vibrant salad a refreshing burst of flavor. The addition of raspberries to the homemade vinaigrette lends some natural sweetness to this Whole30-compliant dish.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: none
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

¼ c. rice wine vinegar
1/3 c. fresh raspberries, washed

2 t. fresh lemon juice
½ c. extra virgin olive oil
½ t. sea salt
1 head Romaine lettuce, washed, stem removed, and chopped
1/3 c. fresh mint, chopped

1 c. fresh strawberries, washed, hulled, and sliced
1 c. fresh blackberries, washed
1/3 c. sliced almonds, toasted

Note: Chill salad plates prior to preparing this recipe.

Directions:

 

Add vinegar, raspberries, lemon juice, and olive oil to a food processor and blend until smooth. Add salt and taste. Adjust other flavors to achieve the desired balance. Set aside.

Add lettuce, mint, strawberries, blackberries, and toasted almonds to a large bowl and gently toss to combine.

Drizzle with raspberry vinaigrette and serve immediately on chilled salad plates for a refreshing appetizer.

Nutritional information (per serving)*

Calories: 123
Protein: 3g
Carbohydrates: 13g
Dietary Fiber: 7g
Fat: 7.6g (1g saturated)

*Nutritional information is from HappyForks.com. It is provided for entertainment purposes only.

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