Mixed Salad With Blackberry Vinaigrette

Total Time
25mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 5 mins

Certainly not a boring salad, as you can tell when you look over the list of ingredients.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil over a medium-high heat.
  2. Add the shallots and garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  3. Add the blackberries and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Deglaze the pan with the vinegars and cook until reduced by half, about 30 seconds.
  4. Remove from the heat and transfer to a blender. Add the sugar, mint and tarragon, and process to a smooth paste Add salt and pepper. With the machine running, add the light olive oil through the feed tube and process until smooth.
  5. Strain through a fine mesh sieve into a clean bowl and refrigerate until completely cool, about 1 hour.
  6. To Make the Salad:.
  7. In a large bowl, combine the greens with pistachios and toss with the vinaigrette until lightly coated.
  8. Season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  9. To Plate:.
  10. Divide the tossed greens among 4 plates and top with the feta cheese. Arrange the avocado slices decoratively around the edges and serve. Garnish with extra blackberries.