Tender Greens with Marinated Sweet Cherries in Almond Vinaigrette
Tender Greens with Marinated Sweet Cherries in Almond Vinaigrette
Try this quick and easy vegetable recipe from Fresh with Anna Olson.
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Technique Tossing
  • Preparation Time 10 minutes
  • Yield 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 6 cups tender Greens, such as Boston, Baby Leaf Lettuce or even Spinach
  • ½ cup lightly toasted sliced Almonds
  • Cherries
  • 2 cups pitted Sweet Cherries
  • 2 tablespoons minced Red Onion
  • 1+½ tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Mint
  • Pinch Ground Cinnamon
  • Vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar (or juices from Marinated Cherries)
  • 1 teaspoon Honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 6 tablespoons Almond Oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped Chives
  • Salt and Pepper
Method
  1. For cherries, toss all ingredients together and let sit for 30 minutes to 3 hours
  2. For vinaigrette, strain off 2 tablespoons of cherry liquid (or use 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar) and whisk in honey and mustard
  3. Whisk in oil gradually until smooth and creamy. Stir in chopped chives and season to taste
  4. To serve, arrange tender greens on a platter. Drizzle with vinaigrette and top with marinated cherries. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and serve

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