July 20, 2021

Recipe: Raspberry Chive Salad

A salad combination you may not have thought of, but will now be hooked on

recipe raspberry Chive salad

This salad is a perfect addition to a large dinner menu when you have guests over for dinner and have a lot of other dishes to prepare. It’s bright and flavorful, and you can make the dressing a day or two ahead to prep!


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1 1/2 cups frozen raspberries, thawed
2 to 4 tablespoons orange juice (depending on thickness desired)
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon orange zest
4 tablespoons chopped fresh chives



1 pound romaine lettuce, washed, dried and torn into bite-sized pieces
1 pound radicchio, washed, dried, shredded
3 carrots, peeled and grated
1 cup mandarin oranges, drained, patted dry
20 cherry tomatoes, quartered


  1. Assemble salad ingredients in salad bowl and toss.
  2. Put all ingredients for the dressing in food processor or blender (except for 2 tablespoons chives), and process.
  3. After all is processed, stir in the remaining 2 tablespoons chives.
  4. Pour over salad just before serving and toss.

Nutrition information (per serving)

Calories: 107
Total fat: 0.5 g
Saturated fat: 0.1 g
Protein: 3 g
Carbohydrate: 25 g
Fiber: 5.4 g
Sodium: 37 mg

Recipe developed and copyrighted by Kristine Napier, MPH, RD, LD.


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