Refreshing Chocolate Balsamic Salad
This Refreshing Chocolate Balsamic Salad is the ultimate boost you need to get through your day. Experience the perfect combination of savory, sweet, and fruity flavours. Enjoy a breakfast dessert experience with enhanced health properties while feeling good about what you eat. This recipe works beautifully with our Chocolate Balsamic and Frantoio EVOO!
FOR THE SALAD:
- 4 cups arugula, or 50/50 mix with various salad greens
- 1/2 apple, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
- 1/2 cup sliced strawberries
- 2 Tbsp finely chopped toasted walnuts
FOR THE VINAIGRETTE:
- 3 Tbsp dark chocolate chips (optional due to powerful flavor infusion)
- 3 Tbsp Chocolate Balsamic
- 3 Tbsp Frantoio EVOO
- 1 1/2 tsp honey
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- Divide greens between two plates. Top evenly with apple slices, blueberries, and strawberries.
- In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate in 30-second increments, stirring in between each, until smooth. Stir in balsamic vinegar, oil, honey, salt, and pepper. Cool for 5 minutes in the refrigerator. Drizzle dressing over the salad.
- Sprinkle with toasted walnuts. Serve immediately.