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blueberries, cheese and greens and salad in a white bowl with wooden salad forks.

Blueberry Sunshine Salad

The bite and colors of summer—fresh blueberries, salty feta and sweet almonds amped up with the tangy, sweet dressing.
Course dressings, Salad
Cuisine Barbecue
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8


For the dressing

  • ½ cup blueberry preserves
  • cup balsamic vinegar
  • cup olive oil
  • salt/pepper to taste

For the salad

  • 1 head of romaine / or one container of washed greens cleaned, washed and torn into pieces
  • ½ red onion (optional) quartered and sliced thin
  • 3-4 slices of cooked, crisp bacon cut into big pieces
  • 2 oz block of feta cheese crumbled || feel free to use more
  • cup honey roasted almonds from Trader Joes (can also use sweet/spicy pecans)


  • Combine the preserves and vinegar in a small lidded jar or bowl.
  • Add the oil and either shake in the jar (lid on) or whisk to emulsify.
  • Place prepared lettuces in a wide shallow bowl.
  • Top with remaining ingredients except nuts. Toss with dressing and then add nuts.


Adapted from Southern Living