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Summer Salad with Apricot Vinaigrette

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings

Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 1 4-5oz. bag arugula
  • 2 apricots, diced
  • 2 pears, diced
  • 1 cup canned beets, diced
  • 1 cup crumbled blue cheese

For the vinaigrette:

  • 2 tbsp white balsamic vinegar, (or white wine vinegar)
  • 1/3 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/3 cup pure extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground pepper

Instructions

For the vinaigrette:

  1. Add the balsamic vinegar, apricot preserves, olive oil and pepper to a jar. Place the lid toghtly on the jar and shake until well combined. (Alternatively whisk all the ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl)

For the salad:

  1. Add the arugula to a serving bowl. Layer the diced apricot, diced pear and diced beets ontop of the arugula. Sprinkle the crumbled blue cheese over the salad.
  2. Drizzle the salad with the apricot vinaigrette and serve immediately.