Fresh berries add a pop of color to this nutritionally satisfying salad and the dressing adds a sweet tart taste.
|2 c||Raspberries, IQF, thawed (or fresh)|
|1 bag||Foothill Farms® Lido Italian Dressing Mix (#J342)|
|1 c||Granulated sugar|
|2 c||Cold water|
|1 qt||White distilled vinegar|
|2 1/2 qts||Vegetable oil|
|1 c||Honey (locally-sourced, from clover)|
|48 c||Fresh baby spinach|
|24 c||Shredded radicchio|
|1 1/2 c||Slivered almonds|
|1 1/2 c||Wheatberries, red, cooked, chilled|
|12 c||Sliced strawberries, IQF, thawed (or fresh)|
Puree raspberries until smooth. Set aside.
Pour Lido Italian Mix (8 oz) into a 12-quart mixing bowl of an electric mixer with a wire whip attachment. Add sugar. Pour in cold water and mix well on medium speed
Pour in vinegar and mix well on medium speed. Slowly pour in vegetable oil, pureed raspberries and honey. Mix until thoroughly combined. Reserve cold.
For one salad: Place 2 cups spinach and 1 cup radicchio in a salad bowl. Top with 1 Tbsp almonds, 1 Tbsp wheatberries and 1/2 cup strawberries. Drizzle with 2 Tbsp of Raspberry Vinaigrette.