Blackberry Salad with Creamy Feta Cheese
1 recipe Quick Pickled Onions (recipe below)
4 oz. feta cheese
2 tbs. Olive oil
6-8 cups fresh blackberries (you can also use a mixture with blueberries)
1/3 cup fresh mint (large leaves torn)
2 tbs. sugar
2 tsp. finely shredded lemon peel
1 tbs. olive oil
Dash crushed red pepper (optional)
Recipe for quick pickled onions as follows
1 thinly sliced or ½ large red onion
3 tbs. red cider vinegar
1 tsp. sugar
½ tsp. mustard seeds
¼ tsp. salt
In a bowl, toss red onions, vinegar, 1 tsp. sugar, mustard seeds and salt. Cover; let stand at room temperature for 1 to 4 hours, stirring occasionally.
For creamy feta cheese, in a food processor combine the feta cheese, 2 tbs. olive oil and red pepper. Cover and process until smooth.
In a large bowl toss blackberries or mixture of berries, mint, sugar, lemon peel, and drained pickled onions. Arrange on a platter, serve with creamy feta dressing and drizzle with olive oil.
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