This is one of my favorite fruit salads because it is easy and quick to prepare and . . . is perfect anytime. Because of the berry fruit, it is very light but the balsamic dressing adds just enough body for it to hold it;s own in cold weather as well.
PREP: 15 MINUTES
3 TABLESPOONS BALSAMIC VINEGAR
2 TABLESPOONS AGAVE NECTAR OR HONEY
KOSHER SALT AND FRESHLY GROUND PEPPER
1 POUND STRAWBERRIES, HULLED AND QUARTERED
1 PINT BLACKBERRIES
1 LARGE SPRIG MINT, LEAVES ROUGHLY TORN
- 1. Whisk the balsamic vinegar, agave nectar, cardamom, a pinch of salt and a few generous grinds of pepper in a medium bowl.
- 2. Tumble in the strawberries and blackberries, sprinkle the mint over them and gently toss, being careful not to bruise the berries. Taste and adjust the seasonings to your palate.