Large bowl of mixed greens berry salad with plenty of greens, berries, chicken, prosciutto, sliced almonds, goat cheese and avocado drizzled with a poppy seed dressing.
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5 from 16 votes

Mixed Greens Berry Salad {with poppy seed dressing}

Plenty of arugula, spinach and kale make the base of this delicious green salad. Combined with other goodies like juicy berries, fresh mint, creamy goat cheese, sliced almonds, chicken and prosciutto, this Mixed Greens Berry Salad will be your go to this summer! Makes 4 large dinner salads or 6 smaller salads.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Canadian
Keyword creamy poppy seed dressing, hearty salad, mixed green salad, summer salad recipe
Prep Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
35 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 433kcal
Author Dawn - Girl Heart Food

Ingredients

Mixed Greens Berry Salad

  • 1 lb boneless/skinless chicken breasts -about 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp herbes de provence -or dried thyme
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 70 g prosciutto -about 6 slices, cut/torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 5 cups baby spinach
  • 4 cups baby arugula
  • 1 cup kale -leaves removed from stems and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 3-4 tbsp chopped chives -optional
  • 2 cups strawberries -sliced
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 2 avocados -peeled & sliced
  • 1/2 cup red onion -thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese -crumbled

Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing

  • 3/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 3 tbsp mayo
  • 3-4 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds

Instructions

Mixed Greens Berry Salad

  • Preheat oven to 400F. Season each chicken breast with a pinch of salt, pepper and herbes de provence (or simply thyme). Drizzle with olive oil.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and reaches internal temperature of 165F at the thickest part (time will vary depending on the thickness/size of your chicken breasts, so check on at the 23 minute mark). Let cool/rest slightly before slicing.
  • Mix together arugula, spinach, kale, mint and chives (if using). Combine remainder of ingredients, including cooked chicken, tossing to combine. Drizzle and toss with poppy seed dressing upon serving. Makes 4 large dinner salads or 6 smaller salads. Enjoy!

Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing

  • Combine yogurt, mayo, cider vinegar, maple syrup, salt, pepper and poppy seeds in a mason jar and whisk to vigorously to combine. Serve with mixed greens berry salad.
    Note: The dressing is good for as long as the best before date on your tub of yogurt and mayo (whichever comes first). Store any leftovers in the fridge.

Notes

For recipes tips and variations, see body of post above.
Nutrition information listed is for 6 smaller servings.
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Nutrition (estimate only)

Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 546mg | Potassium: 1143mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 4330IU | Vitamin C: 69mg | Calcium: 209mg | Iron: 3.2mg
Nutrition Facts
Mixed Greens Berry Salad {with poppy seed dressing}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 433 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 59mg20%
Sodium 546mg24%
Potassium 1143mg33%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 4330IU87%
Vitamin C 69mg84%
Calcium 209mg21%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Nutrition estimate only. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.