A fresh and tasty side salad, compliments a heavier dish nicely. I thought it was a tasty combination so I wanted to share. I always love new salad ideas! The balsamic vinaigrette is really tasty; it keeps the salad tasting very fruity and fresh. Enjoy!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
|1 head||Butter or Romaine lettuce, torn|
|2 cups||Fresh Blueberries|
|1 cup||Toasted pecans|
|1 each||Small red onion, thinly sliced|
|1/4 cup||Olive oil|
|1/4 cup||Fruity balsamic vinegar|
|1 tablespoon||Maple syrup or honey|
|½ cup||Golden raisins|
|½ cup||Grated or shredded parmesan or parmesan cheese substitute (Optional)|
Step 1: Go out to your garden; grab a ton of veggies! Put them all in the salad.
Step 2: In a large bowl toss the lettuce, blueberries, pecans, onion, raisins, and parmesan.
Step 3: In a separate small bowl, stir to combine: oil, balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, salt, and pepper.
Step 4: Pour over the lettuce; toss until well combined.
Step 5: Serve as a tasty and fresh side salad.