Mixed Baby Greens and Arugula with Blackberries and Pecans

This is an elegant salad full of antioxidants, fiber and vitamin E and C. Baby greens and arugula tossed with pecans and berries is a nice light salad to complement a meal. This salad relies on different textures rather than fat for flavor. Sweet, crunchy pecans, peppery arugula, and juicy berries all complimented with a light vinaigrette.

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Mixed Baby Greens with Blackberries, Pecans and Champagne Vinaigrette

Ingredients:

  • 1 large bunch mixed baby greens
  • 1 medium bunch arugula
  • 1 package blackberries
  • 30 pecan halves

For the vinaigrette:

  • 2 tbsp Champagne vinegar
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 6 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

Directions:

  1. For the dressing, place vinegar in a non reactive mixing bowl with basil, salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Drizzle the olive oil in a slow stream, whisking until the oil is emulsified.
  3. Toss the washed mixed greens with the vinaigrette.
  4. Sprinkle with blackberries and pecans and serve.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 8 servings, Serving Size: 1/8

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 4
  • Points +: 4
  • Calories: 155.6 calories
  • Total Fat: 14.1g
  • Saturated Fat: g
  • Cholesterol: mg
  • Sodium: 14.8mg
  • Carbohydrates: 6.9g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Sugar: 2.8g
  • Protein: 2.1g
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