Simple Blueberry Almond Goat Cheese Salad

I feel like I sorta gave everything away in the title. There’s not much more that goes into this salad; it’s just spinach leaves, spring mix, fresh blueberries, almonds, and goat cheese crumbles. Balsamic vinaigrette drizzled over top is nice, although it’s not a must-have (I brought this to work once and forgot dressing, it was just fine).

I like colorful salads. Fresh veggies are the only way to go.

This is another one of those recipes with inexact measurements. Instead of cups and teaspoons, I’m gonna go with “handful” and “half-handful” metrics. It’s a salad. You can eyeball the measurements.

The Recipe:
Blueberry Almond Goat Cheese Salad

fresh baby spinach leaves
spring mix salad mix (or you can kill two birds with one stone and buy the spring mix with spinach leaves included)
fresh blueberries
goat cheese crumbles
balsamic vinegar
olive oil
fresh ground pepper

Do This
Grab a handful of spinach and spring mix, and place in a shallow bowl or on a salad plate.
Top with a half-handful each of fresh blueberries and almonds, a few pinches of goat cheese crumbles, and a light dusting of fresh ground pepper.
Drizzle in olive oil and balsamic vinaigrette if desired.

I was tempted to add more to this salad, but I feel like it would be ruined with even one more ingredient. The flavor balance is great right now – there’s tart, sweet, salty, and goat chees-y (what, you don’t have taste buds for goat chees-y?), and I figured I’d just quit while I was ahead.


One Response to “Simple Blueberry Almond Goat Cheese Salad”

  1. So Good Blog/News Round-Up 8/26/08 | So Good Says:

    […] The Reckless chef makes blueberry almond goat cheese salad. […]

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