Berry Lover's Spinach Salad with Berry Vinaigrette | Creme de la Crumb
Berry Pistachio Spinach Salad with Berry Vinaigrette
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

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

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Keyword: berry, pistachio, spinach
Servings: 6
Author: Tiffany
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
  1. To make the dressing, pulse all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

  2. When ready to serve the salad, in a large bowl toss together spinach, berries, red onions, cheese crumbles, and pistachios. Serve with prepared dressing.