Spicy Sweet ‘N Juicy Summer Salad Recipe

Spicy Sweet 'N Juicy Salad

Nuts, fruit, cheese, and dressing: I think you will agree that at any one of these ingredients is bound to be your favorite part of a salad. So why not combine all of these into one miraculous creation? You’ll rethink all future salads once you try this one.

Here you have the crunchy nuts, the juicy fruit, the savory cheese, and of course a delectable light dressing to top it off. Plus with its spicy sweetness to excite your taste buds, I think we have a winner! Caution – though this can serve a family, be warned that you may find yourself devouring it all.

Spicy Sweet ‘N Juicy Salad

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serving Size: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Spicy Honey Mustard Walnuts (or pecans)
    • 2 tbs. honey
    • 1 tbs. mustard
    • Cayenne pepper, a few dashes
  • 1 cup Arugula
  • 2 cups Kale
  • 1 cup Spinach
  • 1/4 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1/3 cup Mango
  • 1/3 cup Peaches
  • 1 cup of mixed Yellow, Green, and Red Peppers, chopped
  • 1.5 oz. Crumbled Goat Cheese
  • Light Vinaigrette Dressing:
    • 1 tsp. Garlic, minced
    • ½ tbsp. Dijon Mustard
    • ¼ cup Balsamic Vinegar
    • 2 tbsp. Hot Water
    • 1 tsp. Honey
    • ½ tbsp. Olive Oil
    • Salt and Pepper, a dash

Directions

  1. Dunk walnuts in a bath of honey, mustard, and a few dashes of cayenne pepper. Spread atop aluminum foil sprayed with vegetable oil on a cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Mix arugula, kale and spinach.
  3. Add cranberries, mango, peaches, peppers and goat cheese.
  4. Combine garlic, mustard, vinegar, water, honey, olive oil and salt and pepper for the dressing.
  5. Mix and enjoy!

330 calories per serving
20 g. (good, healthy!) fat
5 g. fiber
8.5 g. protein

By Lauren Searles
With Michele Risa

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2 Responses to Spicy Sweet ‘N Juicy Summer Salad Recipe

  • Excellent salad for all 4 seasons.I also like to wilt fresh spinach and toss it with fresh raspberries,watermelon.toasted pinenuts and my favorite.Gorgonzola cheese with a splash of sun dried tomato vinagrette!

  • Dear Stephen,
    Your salad sounds awesome! I will make a point of trying it, given I have a nice piece of watermelon waiting in my refrigerator. And I love Gorgonzola, too. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

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