Arugula and Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese, Almonds, Onions, Basil, Prosciutto, and Summer Fruit

I love a good salad and experimenting with ingredients. So when my husband brought home a dozen peaches and four pints of blackberries, I knew I want to incorporate them into my savory, salad concoctions.

1/2 a bag of baby spinach
1/2 a tub of baby arugula
4 oz goat cheese, crumbled
1/4 of a red onion or one shallot, finely sliced
1/4 cup sliced almonds
2-4 Tbsp chiffonade basil
3 thin slices of prosciutto, torn into small pieces
2 peaches, sliced or 1/2 pint of blackberries

Layer the salad as the ingredients are listed.

No salad is complete without a tangy vinaigrette!

Red Wine Vinaigrette
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 Tbsp dijon mustard
1/4 red wine vinegar
1/4 olive oil

Whisk all ingredients together. I like an acidic vinaigrette…feel free to adjust the oil. Pour on and toss with the salad.

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You could even make it a meal by serving with a protein.

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