Pear & Brie Mixed Green Salad with Blackberry Spice + Sage Vinaigrette

Vinaigrette:
¼ cup Sallie’s Greatest Blackberry Spice + Sage Jam
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
¼ cup olive oil
Salt & pepper to taste

Salad:
8 oz. mixed greens
2 pears sliced thin
12 blackberries
1 6 oz. wedge of brie sliced
1/3 cup walnuts toasted
Kosher salt 


Mix jam, vinegar, oil, salt and pepper together in a jar.  Shake to mix vinaigrette. 

Place the mixed greens on 4 plates, top each with ½ sliced pear that has been salted lightly with kosher salt, sliced brie, walnuts and 3-4 blackberries.  Drizzle with vinaigrette. 

Serves 4


Scallop & Roasted Pepper Salad w/ Peach Pepper + Ginger Dressing

1 lb scallops (may substitute shrimp)
2 large green or red peppers (or buy roasted peppers and skip this preparation)
2 tomatoes cut into wedges
1 cucumber sliced
1 small sweet red onion chopped (can use white sweet onion or 2 green onions)
½ cup crumbled goat cheese
Mixed salad greens or arugula
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
¼ cup Sallie’s Greatest Peach Pepper + Ginger jam
Salt & Pepper to taste






Preheat broiler. Place washed peppers on rack in broiler pan. Broil about 15 minutes close to heat until charred. Put peppers in plastic wrap or a brown bag and let stand 10 to 15 minutes until skin wrinkles and can be pulled away. Remove loose skin. Cut peppers in half and remove seeds, then cut into I inch pieces. Arrange salad greens on plates (or in a bowl) top with peppers, onion, tomatoes, cucumbers and goat cheese. Pan sauté 1lb scallops or shrimp in 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 teaspoon butter. After browning on both sides, put 1 teaspoon of Peach, Pepper + Ginger in pan with 2 tablespoons water. Toss to glaze. Mix olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper and Peach, Pepper + Ginger jam together. Toss salad with dressing and top with scallops or shrimp. Serves 6.

Blueberry + Lavender (or Strawberry + Basil) Salad

1 bag baby spinach
1/2 cup toasted pecans (or nuts of your choice)
1 cup fresh blueberries or sliced strawberries
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
3 heaping teaspoons Blueberry + Lavender Jam or Strawberry + Basil Jam
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/8 to 1/4 cup olive oil (to your taste/I like less oil)
Salt & pepper to taste
 




Put spinach, blueberries or strawberries, pecans, blue cheese together in a salad bowl. Mix Blueberry + lavender Jam if using blueberries and Strawberry + Basil jam if using strawberries, vinegar, olive oil, salt & pepper together. Toss salad with dressing. Delicious!