Tequila dresses fruit salad
Posted: August 6, 2014 at 2:19 a.m.
This spicy-sweet fruit salad combines blackberries, nectarines (or peaches), avocado and jalapeno in a tequila-lime vinaigrette. Serve it as a first-course salad or as a topping for fish tacos or grilled or roasted pork.
Blueberry-Nectarine Salad With Tequila Vinaigrette
1 pint blackberries
4 nectarines or peaches, sliced
1 avocado, chopped
¼ teaspoon finely chopped jalapeno or more to taste
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon tequila blanco
5 tablespoons vegetable oil
Sea salt and ground black pepper
Lime wedges, for serving
In a large bowl, combine the blackberries, nectarines, avocado and chopped jalapeno.
In a separate bowl, whisk together lime juice, tequila and vegetable oil, and season with sea salt and pepper. Drizzle a few tablespoons over the fruit and gently toss. (You will have some dressing leftover.) Garnish with lime wedges.
Makes 4 first-course servings.
Nutritional information: Each of four servings contains approximately 335 calories, 26 g fat, 28 g carbohydrate, 3 g protein, no cholesterol, 35 mg sodium and 8 g fiber
Recipe from Ellise Pierce
Food on 08/06/2014