Spring Salads

Spring Salads

One of the simplest ways to enjoy the bounty of nature is with a fresh salad. Tangy, bright, sweet, and spicy, a Spring Salad brings all the vibrant flavors of the season straight to your plate.

Bristol Farms has you covered with the Fresh Picks section on our website. We’ve gathered local farmer bios, plus loads of storage tips and recipes to keep your fridge full of the freshest produce!

Looking for inspiration? Here are a few of our favorite recipes:

Strawberry Fields Salad

Ingredients:
10 oz spring mix or baby spinach
1 medium watermelon radish, thinly sliced
6 strawberries, thinly sliced
1/4 cup cooked peas
A handful of cherry tomatoes, halved
A handful of walnuts
1 avocado, cut into cubes (optional)
Dressing
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon honey
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Pinch of kosher salt
Pinch of black pepper

Directions:
1. In a small bowl, mix together mustard and olive oil, slowly streaming in more olive oil until fully added.
2. Add honey, vinegar, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Mix.
3. In a large bowl, add spring mix or baby spinach.
4. Add watermelon radish, strawberries, peas, avocado, tomato, and walnuts. Toss.
5. Dress right before serving and enjoy.

Want to make our delicious Strawberry Fields Salad? Click here to get everything you need for this recipe and more!

Quinoa & Goat Cheese Salad

Ingredients:
10 oz baby arugula
2 cups cooked quinoa
1 large red bell pepper, chopped
2 cups diced cucumber
2 cups sliced grape tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped red onion
10-15 spears of asparagus, cooked and sliced
6 oz goat cheese
Dressing
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon thyme
1/4 teaspoon sumac
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
Salt, to taste
Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste

Directions:
1. In a bowl, combine crushed garlic and olive oil. Use a whisk or fork to emulsify and slowly stream in lemon juice. Then stir in seasonings. Set aside.
2. In a bowl, combine cooked quinoa, red bell pepper, cucumber, grape tomatoes, red onion, and asparagus. Toss to combine.
3. In a large salad bowl, alternate adding quinoa mix, arugula, and dressing. Top with crumbled goat cheese.
4. Enjoy!

Want to make our delicious Quinoa & Goat Cheese Salad? Click here to get everything you need for this recipe and more!

Spring Salads

Fennel & Citrus Salad

Ingredients:
1/2 large fennel bulb, shaved
10 oz spring mix
2 tangerines, sliced
1 small shallot, finely diced
1/4 cup chopped pistachios
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, shaved
Dressing
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup orange juice
Pinch of salt, to taste
Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste

Directions:
1. In a small bowl, combine white wine vinegar, olive oil, orange juice, salt and pepper. Stir with fork. Set aside.
2. In a large salad bowl, layer spring mix, shaved fennel, shallot, pistachios, and Parmesan.
3. Toss to combine.
4. Dress on the plate and enjoy!

Want to make our delicious Fennel & Citrus Salad? Click here to get everything you need for this recipe and more!

Feeling inspired? Tag us @bristolfarms – we can’t wait to see your creations.

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