BASIL-&-TOMATO-675
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5 from 1 vote

Basil and Tomato with Blueberry Basil Dressing

This basil and tomato salad is mouth-watering, colourful and just full of antioxidant-rich blueberries and iron-rich baby spinach!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: Easy
Servings: 4 as a side
Calories: 263kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

For the salad...

  • 100 grams Baby spinach
  • 350 grams cherry tomatoes (a large punnet)
  • 125 grams Blueberries (a large punnet)
  • 50 grams Walnuts (toasted) (optional)

For the Blueberry Basil Dressing *

  • ½ cup fresh blueberries
  • ¼ cup fresh basil chopped
  • 3 tbsps red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsps raspberry vinegar
  • 4 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Wash the baby spinach, min Romas and blueberries and dry.
  • Cut your mini Romas in half lengthwise.
  • Place all your dressing ingredients in a small food or high-speed blender, blitz until smooth. If it is too thick add 1-2 tablespoons of water. 1
  • Add your ingredients to a large mixing bowl. Pour half of your dressing over the top, season, and toss gently to combine.
  • Arrange in a salad bowl and scatter with the toasted walnuts if you are using, then serve.

Notes

* this will make enough dressing for two salads
  1. The dressing will gel a little upon sitting. Simply stir before drizzling, or add a touch of water to thin out if desired. Stores in a covered container in the fridge for a couple of days.

Nutrition

Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 424mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 2868IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg