Summer blueberry salad with ricotta and pecans

Jul 31, 2013 at 2:45 p.m. ET

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.

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