Blue Times Two Salad

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Blueberries--the antioxidant super fruit--make an appearance in both the salad and dressing. The berries form a sweet-tangy blend with the crumbled blue cheese. They're served with fresh spinach and arugula for a refreshing salad that's an ideal accompaniment to grilled meats or roasted chicken.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 cups

Ingredients

  • 4 cups baby spinach

  • 2 cups arugula

  • 1 ½ cups blueberries

  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onion

  • cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted*

  • ¼ cup crumbled blue cheese

Double Blue Dressing:

  • 1 (5.3 ounce) container VOSKOS® Nonfat Blueberry Greek Yogurt

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese

Directions

  1. Combine baby spinach, baby arugula, blueberries, and onion in a large bowl. Add the Double Blue Dressing (see below). Toss to combine. Sprinkle with pecans and the 1/4 cup blue cheese.

  2. Whisk together the VOSKOS® Nonfat Blueberry Greek Yogurt, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil in a bowl. Stir in the 2 tablespoons blue cheese. Cover and chill until serving time.

Tips

*Tip: To toast pecans, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spread the pecans in a shallow baking pan; bake for 5 to 10 minutes or until toasted, shaking pan once or twice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

124 Calories
9g Fat
9g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 124
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 110mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 8mg 41%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 172mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.