Berry Salad with Almond-Cranberry Crusted Goat Cheese

Makes 4 Servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. Roll the cheese into 12 small balls with your hands, 1/3 oz each.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the nuts & craisins.  Roll the cheese in the nut mix and refrigerate until ready to eat.

  3. Place the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk.

  4. 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

Source: skinnytaste

RecipesFarrah Wigand