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Grilled Chicken Salad with Blackberry Vinaigrette

Proudly Wisconsin Cheese

Yield: 4 servings

Preparation Time: and total Active Time: 35 min



Place the 1/2 cup blackberries, basil, balsamic vinegar and honey in a food processor. Cover and process until mixture is smooth; slowly stream in olive oil until blended. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Pour 3/4 cup vinaigrette in a sealable plastic bag. Add chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate remaining vinaigrette until serving.

Grease grill grate. Heat grill to medium. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer inserted in meat reads 165 degrees F. Transfer chicken to a cutting board; keep warm.

Divide salad mix onto four serving plates. Cut chicken into slices. Top salads with chicken and remaining blackberries. Drizzle with reserved vinaigrette. Sprinkle with Merlot BellaVitano.

Recipe Tip:
Any Wisconsin wine-soaked cheese or cheese with hint of red wine flavor can be used.

Cheesemonger Tips:
A unique tasting experience, this award-winning, rich and creamy cheese features the berry and plum flavor notes of Merlot wine. It's an excellent choice for pairing with warm, crusty breads or dried nuts and fruits on a cheeseboard.

Please note that some ingredients and brands may not be available in every store.

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