Mixed Berry Salad

Mixed Berry Salad

Apart from this salad being unbelievably colourful and delicious , the juicy mixed berries in it deliver super-healthy antioxidants that have the power to protect your body from disease and slow down the aging process, as they fight the free radicals in your body, that harm your cells.

Choose the berries that are available seasonally and add your favourites to this easy salad. Raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, cranberries and pomegranates are readily available at the moment, and are almost always available year-round throughout the world.

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Mixed Berry Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
You can add grilled chicken breasts sliced, and make a meal of it.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 2 people
Author: shades of cinnnamon
Ingredients
  • 1 packet Baby Greens or mixed lettuce
  • 12 Strawberries
  • 12 Raspberries
  • 70 g punnet of Pomegranates
  • 70 g punnet of Blueberries
  • Handful of cranberries
  • Italian Gorgonzolo cheese
  • Almonds , slithered or nibbed
Instructions
  1. For Vinaigrette Mix  1/3 cup coriander, remove stalks and just use leaves,1  tsp chopped chives, 1 clove garlic, 1/2 red chilli chopped and seeded , 1 Tablespoon Castor sugar, 2 Tablespoons White grape vinegar, 200ml Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Salt and pepper to taste

  2. Combine all the vinaigrette ingredients except oil, in a food procesor and pulse until combined.
  3. Pour in the oil until a good consistency.
  4. Plate the salad layering with salad leaves first and then topped with the mixed berries.
  5. Cut Gorgonzolo into bit size pieces and add
  6. Sprinkle almonds over and top with coriander to decorate.
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3 Comments

  • Reply Jana Holden September 28, 2012 at 12:02 AM

    Your photography is wonderful and so is your blog! You are a pro! (BTS class also)

  • Reply Shades of Cinnamon September 28, 2012 at 12:18 AM

    Hope you are enjoying the class as much as I am. Great to hear from you Jana

  • Reply photecstasy September 28, 2012 at 6:58 AM

    Ev! This is sooooo gorgeous! Wow, what beautiful imagery! The gorgonzola cheese with those berries has me drooling! Yum!

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