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Summer blueberry salad with ricotta and pecans

Brandi is natural born food lover of anything from gourmet cheeses and wine down to plain baked breads. When not in the kitchen cooking, she loves to be outdoors, especially near the ocean. She puts her focus mainly on healthy organic ea...

A berry delicious summer salad

This refreshing and super easy to prepare salad is bursting with summer flavors. Juicy summer blueberries are tossed into mixed greens and garnished with fresh creamy ricotta cheese. Drizzled with a light balsamic based dressing this salad is unbelievably delicious.

Summer blueberry salad with ricotta and pecans

Let's face it, sometimes salads can be just plain boring. Here we share a unique spin on the everyday salad by using fresh organic blueberries, mixed greens and ricotta cheese. These flavors may sound a bit bizarre, but once you taste them together you will certainly understand why we are head over heals for this dish.

Summer blueberry salad with ricotta and pecans recipe

Yields 2 large salads

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup fresh organic blueberries, washed and dried
  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup toasted pecans
  • Fresh mint leaves (optional)
  • 1/4 cup balsamic dressing

Directions:

  • Between two plates divide the mixed greens, blueberries, pecans and ricotta cheese.
  • Drizzle 2 tablespoons of the balsamic dressing over each salad and garnish with fresh mint leaves if using .
  • Serve immediately.

More blueberry recipe ideas

Summer blueberry recipes
Fresh blueberry martinis
Blueberry and lemon scented buttermilk pancakes

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