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Fruit in salad may not be your thing, but the cherries really work here, offering a sweet, juicy burst to complement peppery greens and tangy cheese. Although we like the color of Rainiers, any cherry variety would be great.

Ann Taylor Pittman
Recipe by Cooking Light July 2012

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Credit: José Picayo; Styling: Michele Faro

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine arugula, spinach, and onion in a large bowl.

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  • Combine juice, mustard, honey, salt, black pepper, and garlic in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Gradually drizzle in olive oil, stirring constantly with a whisk. Drizzle dressing over salad, and toss gently to coat. Arrange 1 1/2 cups salad on each of 4 salad plates. Top each serving with 1/4 cup cherries, 1 tablespoon cheese, and 1 tablespoon nuts.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

173 calories; fat 12.6g; saturated fat 2.9g; mono fat 7.3g; poly fat 1.9g; protein 4.6g; carbohydrates 13g; fiber 2.7g; cholesterol 6mg; iron 1.4mg; sodium 256mg; calcium 80mg.
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