Berry Salad with Almond-Cranberry Crusted Goat Cheese
Makes 4 Servings
For the Almond Goat Cheese Balls
3 tbsp chopped almonds
3 tbsp chopped craisins
4 oz soft goat cheese log, cold
For the dressing
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 ½ tbsp olive oil
1 tsp shallots
1 tbsp honey
For the salad
8 cups mixed baby greens
1 ½ cups sliced strawberries
Roll the cheese into 12 small balls with your hands, 1/3 oz each.
In a small bowl, combine the nuts & craisins. Roll the cheese in the nut mix and refrigerate until ready to eat.
Place the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk.
Divide the salad ingredients into 4 bowls or plates, 3 cheese balls per bowl or plate, and divide dressing.
Nutrition per serving ((2 cups salad, 3 balls): 239 calories, 17 grams total fat, 5.4 grams saturated fat, 126 mg sodium, 16 grams carb, 3 grams fiber, 12 grams sugar, 7.5 grams protein