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Mixed Greens Salad with Sugared Walnuts, Blackberries, and Feta


This vivid salad made with fresh spinach, jewel-like blackberries, and candied walnuts is an inspired combination.

  • Servings: 8

Source: Martha Stewart Living, September 2007


  • 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil (preferably lemon-infused)
  • 10 ounces mixed salad greens, such as baby spinach and red-leaf and Boston lettuces
  • 1 pound fresh blackberries (about 4 pints)
  • 9 ounces feta cheese, preferably French, crumbled
  • Sugared Walnuts
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste


  1. Whisk together vinegar, orange juice, and salt. Add oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking until emulsified.

  2. Put salad greens, blackberries, feta, and walnuts into a bowl. Drizzle with vinaigrette, and toss gently. Season with salt and pepper.

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  • PeggyRB
    24 JUL, 2010
    Dressing is good, but I'd use 1/4 tsp. salt instead of 1 tsp.