Tender Greens with Marinated Sweet Cherries in Almond Vinaigrette

  • serves 6

 

8 Ratings
Directions for: Tender Greens with Marinated Sweet Cherries in Almond Vinaigrette

Ingredients

Cherries

2 cup pitted sweet cherries

2 Tbsp minced red onion

1-1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar

1 Tbsp honey

1 Tbsp chopped fresh mint

pinch ground cinnamon

Vinaigrette

2 Tbsp red wine vinegar (or juices from marinated cherries)

1 tsp honey

1 tsp Dijon mustard

6 Tbsp almond oil

1 Tbsp chopped chives

salt and pepper

Greens

6 cup tender greens, such as Boston, baby leaf lettuce or even spinach

½ cup lightly toasted sliced almonds

Directions

Cherries

1. For cherries, toss all ingredients together and let sit for 30 minutes to 3 hours.

Vinaigrette

1. For vinaigrette, strain off 2 Tbsp cherry liquid (or use 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar) and whisk in honey and mustard. Whisk in oil gradually until smooth and creamy. Stir in chopped chives and season to taste.

Greens

1. To serve, arrange tender greens on a platter. Drizzle with vinaigrette and top with marinated cherries. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and serve.

See more: Vegetables, Fruit, Side, Summer, Lunch


http://www.foodnetwork.ca/recipe/tender-greens-with-marinated-sweet-cherries-in-almond-vinaigrette/10118/

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