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Avocado and Blackberry Salad with Grilled Blackberry Dressing

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time20 mins

Blackberries are great, but add grilled blackberries to your vinaigrette for this avocado salad and you'll have quite the treat! By grilling the berries, you'll add a smoky and warm element to the salad, making it perfect for a cool summer night and the perfect side dish to whatever else you're grilling up.

Avocado and Blackberry Salad with Grilled Blackberry Dressing

For the Salad
 8 oz fresh arugula
 1 avocado, skin removed and cut into small cubes
 6 oz yellow or green beans, rinsed
 12 oz fresh blackberries
 4 oz goat cheese, crumbled
 1/2 cup shelled pistachios, coarsely chopped
For the Blackberry Dressing
 3 tbsp grilled berry sauce
 2 tbsp Colavita White Balsamic Vinegar
 3 tbsp Colavita Mediterranean Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 salt and pepper
For the Blackberry Dressing

In a small bowl, combine the berry sauce with the White Balsamic Vinegar and Olive oil. Whisk to emulsify.

For the Salad

Place the arugula in a large bowl. Add in the fresh blackberries, goat cheese, yellow beans, avocado and pistachios.


Sprinkle the salad with salt and pepper and drizzle with some of the blackberry dressing. Toss the salad, passing the remaining dressing on the side.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4