How to Make Chopped Salad With Pesto Vinaigrette

I made this salad based on a salad I had at the Wildflower Bread Company in Scottsdale, Az, while I was at Spring training. I found the recipe for the dressing on a food blog and modified it a bit.

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How to Make Chopped Salad With Pesto Vinaigrette Recipe
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Put 2 cups of fresh basil leaves in food processor with steel blade.

Put 2 cups of fresh basil leaves in food processor with steel blade.

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Ready for the rest of the dressing ingredients.

Ready for the rest of the dressing ingredients.

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Drizzle in 1/2 cup olive oil

Drizzle in 1/2 cup olive oil

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Add 3 Tbsps balsamic vinegar

Add 3 Tbsps balsamic vinegar

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2 Tbsps fresh squeezed lemon juice

2 Tbsps fresh squeezed lemon juice

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1 tsp lemon zest

1 tsp lemon zest

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2 cloves garlic

2 cloves garlic

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Chopped

Chopped

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1 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

1 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

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1 Tbsp chopped walnuts

1 Tbsp chopped walnuts

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Salt & Pepper

Salt & Pepper

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Process until smooth

Process until smooth

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Salad with spinach & arugula

Salad with spinach & arugula

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Add chosen ingredients: cooked, sliced chicken breast, dried cranberries, pearl couscous, avocado, feta cheese, tomato, and freeze-dried corn. Enjoy!

Add chosen ingredients: cooked, sliced chicken breast, dried cranberries, pearl couscous, avocado, feta cheese, tomato, and freeze-dried corn. Enjoy!

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