Welcome spring with this healthy and fresh salad that’s bursting with flavor. In the beginning spring months, we start to see new plants and flowers pop out of the ground. Flordia has great weather year-round, creating a long and bountiful planting season. Spring, however, is when their crops begin to shine. It’s a beautiful season because it’s a time of regrowth. Embrace it. This salad encompasses all things spring. The fresh herbs and juicy fruit make this unique dish a crowd pleaser. Make one big salad for your family or set up individualized ones in mason jars so that you can see the vibrantly colored layers. They say we eat with our eyes first; well enjoy. The colors and textures of this salad will leave your mouth watering.
This recipe makes four individual salads.
- 8 oz. sweet basil
- 1 cup of blueberries
- 4 peaches ( cut into pieces)
- 1 cup of crumbled goat cheese
- 4 tbsp. chopped cashews
Layer everything in mason jar and make your dressing.
Citrus Vinaigrette Dressing
- 3 tbsp. olive oil
- 3 tbsp. lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp. freshly grated garlic
- 1 tbsp. finely diced red onion
Whisk together pour over your salads.