Excellent salad! I made this recipe exactly as written and used bleu cheese. I had never tried raspberry vinaigrette before so I didn't really know what to expect. Boy, was I pleasantly surprised! It was a great change from plain old green salad and Italian dressing. I served this with broiled lobster tails, twice baked potatoes and yeast rolls.
I got this recipe yrs ago from a friend in Fort Worth & have loved it ever since. She made a dressing for it using 1/3 cup ranch, 1/3 cup poppy seed & 1/3 cup raspberry vinaigrette dressings. For me at least, this combo of creamy, tart & fruit friendly dressing was awesome! Try it. :-)
Excellent salad? I made this recipe exactly as written and used feta cheese. I had never tried raspberry vinaigrette before so I didn't really know what to expect. Girl, was I pleasantly surprised? It was a great change from plain old green salan and Italian dressing. I served this with rigatone with four cheeses, red cauliflower & broccoli, and chocolate covered strawberries/bananas. Did you find the above review helpful?
I served this lovely salad at an outdoor brunch. It was easy to put to gether. I used the blue cheese. I loved the raspberry vinaigrette's fruity-tangy flavor. A nice compliment to the salad ingredients. Thanks Derf.
This salad is a wonderful combination. I made this as written; just added some sweet onions. I made my own raspberry vinaigrette with a touch of dijon mustard. I think that I could eat this every day. Thanx for posting!
This is my new favorite salad. It is a perfect blend of flavours. I did not have feta cheese so I just used old cheddar. It is a delious salad. Thanks for the recipe.
WODERFUL!!! What a great combination of flavors! I toasted my nuts, and used Mesclun instead of Spinach, which did not look that great at the market. Thanks for sharing.
Wonderful combination! I used feta and pecans and topped it off with Balsamic Honey Mustard Dressing. Thanks for sharing!
A lovely salad to the taste and presentation. I have made this exactly as listed and received many complements (all for you Derf) and with my variation (real bacon bits, slivered almonds and poppy seed dressing). Both are absolutely wonderful. My alteration came because one of my guests didn't eat blue cheese and feta just didn't float my boat! Personally, I like to make it up about 30 minutes before eating to allow the favors to dance for a bit.
We LOVED this salad! So simple and SO good. I'm now addicted to the combo of blue cheese, pecans and raspberry vinaigrette! I made this for company and it was a hit all around. Thanks for posting this recipe Derf!