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Summer Berry Salad

Summer Berry salad with mixed greens, goat cheese, toasted pecans and finished with a delicious maple balsamic dijon vinaigrette is easy as well as festive should be your go to for spring and summer gatherings - no chopping required!
Prep Time10 mins
Course: lunch, Salad
Keyword: brunch, Easy Recipe, Gluten Free, Holiday, lunch inspiration, make-ahead, quick and easy, Salad, Summer
Servings: 6 people



  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup


  • 8 cups 8oz greens
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 4 oz goat cheese crumbles
  • 3/4 cup toasted chopped pecans see note on how to toast, I often buy them chopped and toasted to save time.



  • Whisk or shake all ingredients together until combined.


  • Measure and pour mixed greens in a large serving bowl
  • Add blueberries, raspberries, goat cheese and pecans to greens.
  • Just before you are ready to serve or eat drizzle on the dressing and toss(mix) a few times.


* Note you could also use your favorite bottled balsamic vinaigrette.
* If serving to kids: my children don’t like mixed greens so I often serve to them deconstructed with their lettuce of choice.
* Check out this post on how to toast pecans.