For many, warmer weather means eating lighter and healthier. Here’s a quick, new recipe for a Summer Delight Salad. The sliced almonds help to give it a Mediterranean accent.
Summer Delight Salad
3/4 cup Honey Roasted sliced almonds
8 cups torn spinach or mixed greens
1 (5-oz.) pkg. yellow teardrop tomatoes
1 cup quartered fresh strawberries
1/3 cup sliced red onion
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
raspberry vinaigrette dressing
In large bowl, toss half the honey roasted sliced almonds and the next 4 ingredients. Arrange onto salad plates; top with blue cheese and remaining sliced almonds. Drizzle desired amount of dressing over salad.
Makes 4 to 6 salads.
Preparation Time: 10 min.
Almonds are nutrient dense, vitamin rich and have long been used to add flavor and crunch to dishes from different parts of the Mediterranean.