Mixed Green Salad with Berries, Warm Goat Cheese Croutons and Spiced Mango Vinaigrette

This special occasion green salad features berries, warm goat cheese croutons and a fruity dressing of pureed mangoes, lime juice and garam masala. Try also with the Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette (see tip).

Ingredients
Serves: 12
  • Spiced Mango Vinaigrette:
  • Goat Cheese Croutons:
  • Salad:
Directions
30 mins Prep time 5 mins Cook time
30 mins Prep time
5 mins Cook time
  • For the Dressing, place mango chunks in blender container; cover. Blend on high speed until pureed. Add remaining ingredients; blend until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

  • For the Goat Cheese Croutons, use a sharp knife to cut logs into 12 slices, each 1/2-inch thick. Brush both sides with olive oil. Mix almonds and bread crumbs in small dish. Coat goat cheese slices in almond mixture. Freeze 30 minutes.

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Place goat cheese slices on baking sheet sprayed with no stick cooking spray. Bake 5 to 6 minutes or until cheese softens slightly. Let stand 2 minutes before placing on salad.

  • For the Salad, toss mixed greens, berries and red onion in large bowl. Divide among salad plates. Drizzle with Dressing. Place a warm goat cheese crouton on each salad.

Cooking tip

• Try salad also with Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 184Calories: 184Cholesterol: 14mg
  • Sodium: 117mgProtein: 5g
  • Total Fat: 12gFiber: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 14g
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