Blackberry Salad with Creamy Feta


Rather than turning to desserts for all your blackberry recipes, make this delicious fresh fruit salad. One of our favorite summer salad recipes, this dish is filled to the brim with fresh ingredients.

Blackberry Salad with Creamy Feta
Photo: Sara Remington
Prep Time:
25 mins
Stand Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 1 recipe Quick Pickled Onions, recipe below

  • 4 ounce feta cheese

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • Dash crushed red pepper (optional)

  • 6 cup fresh blackberries or blueberries

  • cup fresh mint leaves, large leaves torn

  • 2 tablespoon turbinado sugar (raw sugar)

  • 2 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Quick Pickled Onions

  • 1 small or half a large red onion

  • 3 tablespoon cider vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Prepare Quick Pickled Onions.

  2. Meanwhile, for creamy feta, in a food processor combine feta cheese, the 2 tablespoons olive oil, and red pepper. Cover and process until nearly smooth.

  3. In large bowl gently toss blackberries, mint, sugar, lemon peel, and drained Quick Pickled Onions. Arrange on serving platter. Serve with creamy feta; drizzle olive oil. Makes 12 servings.

Quick Pickled Onions

  1. Thinly sliver onion. In bowl, toss onion, vinegar, sugar, mustard seeds, and salt. Cover; let stand at room temperature for 1 to 4 hours, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

101 Calories
6g Fat
11g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 101
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 156mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 15.9mg 80%
Calcium 80.8mg 6%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 147mg 3%
Folate, total 24.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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