Red Berry Salad with Goat Cheese and a Raspberry Vinaigrette
1 - 5 ounce package of mixed greens (arugula recommended)
1 cup fresh raspberries
1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
1/2 cup candied pecans (or other nut of choice)
1/4 cup walnut or hazelnut oil
2 tablespoons raspberry infused vinegar (with pulp)
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
Salt and pepper to taste
In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients until completely combined. Set aside.
Divide the salad greens evenly onto two plates if serving as an entree, four if serving as an appetizer.
Divide the remaining ingredients evenly over the salad greens.
Drizzle with desired amount of dressing and serve immediately.