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Spinach Salad with Crispy Feta & Blueberry Vinaigrette

Spinach Salad with Crispy Feta & Blueberry Vinaigrette

  • Author: Molly
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x



For the Vinaigrette:

  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • 3 tablespoons raspberry vinegar (or balsamic)
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

For the Crispy Feta:

For the Salad:

  • ½ cup fresh blueberries
  • ¼ cup toasted and chopped walnuts, pecans, or pistachios
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • The vinaigrette
  • The crispy feta


For the Vinaigrette:

  1. Combine everything except the oil in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until everything is broken down and well mixed.
  2. With the machine running, slowly stream in the olive oil until the mixture is thickened and emulsified. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper.
  3. Set aside until ready to serve. Store any unused vinaigrette in a sealed container in the fridge for up to a week.

For the Crispy Feta:

See Laura’s post

To Assemble:

  1. Combine the blueberries, nuts, red onion, and spinach in a large serving bowl. Toss gently to combine and then drizzle in desired amount of vinaigrette, tossing everything to coat.
  2. Slice the crispy feta into bite-size pieces. Place dressed salad on serving plates and top with the warm feta. Enjoy immediately.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: salads

Keywords: crispy fried feta, spinach salad, blueberry and spinach salad, blueberry vinaigrette, crispy feta