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Blackberry Salad with Creamy Feta

Blackberry Salad with Creamy Feta

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  • Makes: 12 servings
  • Prep 25 mins
  • Stand 1 hr to 4 hrs

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Toss juicy blackberries with shredded mint leaves, tangy feta and pickled onions for a surprisingly delicious combination. The salad pairs perfectly with grilled meats.

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe Quick Pickled Onions, recipe below
  • 4 ounces feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Dash crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 6 -8 cups fresh blackberries or blueberries
  • 1/3 cup fresh mint leaves, large leaves torn
  • 2 tablespoons turbinado sugar (raw sugar)
  • 2 teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

  1. Prepare Quick Pickled Onions.
  2. Meanwhile, for creamy feta, in a food processor combine feta cheese, the 2 tablespoons olive oil, and red pepper. Cover and process until nearly smooth.
  3. In large bowl gently toss blackberries, mint, sugar, lemon peel, and drained Quick Pickled Onions. Arrange on serving platter. Serve with creamy feta; drizzle olive oil. Makes 12 servings.

Quick Pickled Onions

Ingredients

  • 1 small or half a large red onion
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Thinly sliver onion. In bowl, toss onion, vinegar, sugar, mustard seeds, and salt. Cover; let stand at room temperature for 1 to 4 hours, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

(Blackberry Salad with Creamy Feta)

Servings Per Recipe 12, sodium (mg) 156, vit. A (IU) 292, cal. (kcal) 101, Potassium (mg) 147, carb. (g) 11, Thiamin (mg) 0, pro. (g) 3, vit. C (mg) 16, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, chol. (mg) 8, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Fat, total (g) 6, Monounsaturated fat (g) 3, Folate (µg) 24, sat. fat (g) 2, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, calcium (mg) 81, fiber (g) 4, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, sugar (g) 7, iron (mg) 1

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