Garden Salad Recipe with Creamy Vinaigrette
Spring leads to light delicious meals often paired with a great salad! This easy Garden Salad Recipe with Creamy Vinaigrette is as delicious as it is pretty and easy to make.
- 8 cups salad greens torn or cut into bite sized pieces
- ½ red bell pepper
- 1 carrot thinly sliced
- 1 green onion thinly sliced
- ¼ cup red onion sliced into slivers
- ½ cup cherry tomatoes sliced in half
- 1 cup blueberries
- ¼ cup pinenuts
- Homemade Vinaigrette
- 1 tbsp cashew butter
- 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 tbsp honey
- ½ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp pepper
- ½ cup olive oil
- 1 shallot thinly sliced
The ingredients I've listed are a suggestion. Don't be afraid to use YOUR favorite seasonal salad ingredients!
Clean and dry the salad greens. Tear or dice them into bite sized pieces. Add to a large salad bowl.
Clean and prepare the vegetables and fruit. Slice and dice - add to the salad bowl.
Prepare the vinaigrette. Add all of the ingredients to a mason jar. Screw the lid on tightly. Shake, shake, shake hard until all of the ingredients are combined and the oil is emulsified.
Before serving, lightly drizzle the dressing on the salad and toss. Leftover vinaigrette stores in the refrigerator for up to a week!
Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 219mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2710IU | Vitamin C: 32.1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1.2mg