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Organic Greens with Basil and Blackberry Salad Dressing

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    This salad dressing is the most popular on the Rocky Mountain Flatbread’s menu and looks amazing on fresh organic lettuce leaves.

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    8 cups (1.8 g) organic greens, mixed
    1 tsp (5 mL) garlic, crushed
    2/3 cup (160 mL) fresh blackberries (or thawed frozen)
    2 Tbsp (30 mL) balsamic vinegar
    2/3 cup (160 mL) olive oil
    1/4 cup (60 mL) apple cider vinegar
    3 Tbsp (45 mL) honey (liquid)
    5 big pinches of salt
    3 big pinches of pepper

    Place all ingredients (except salad greens) in high bowl and use a hand blender to mix together. Once blended, pour into a clean recycled bottle and refrigerate.

    Just before serving, pour over mixed organic greens. For added flavour, add chopped tomatoes, brown mushrooms, mango chunks, roasted red bell peppers, and seasonal sprouts.

    Serves 6.

    source: "Healthy Family Fun", alive #292, February 2007

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