Very Cherry Salad
tablespoons olive oil
teaspoons white wine vinegar
tablespoon minced shallot
teaspoon prepared horseradish
pound fresh sweet cherries, pitted
cups mixed greens, such as shredded Napa cabbage, torn romaine, and/or torn spinach
tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted
cup small fresh basil leaves or larger basil leaves, shredded
- For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine oil, vinegar, shallot, horseradish, sugar, salt, and pepper. Cover and shake well; set aside.
- Halve cherries, if desired; set aside 1/4 cup of the cherries. In a large salad bowl combine the greens and remaining cherries. Toss with dressing. Top salad with almonds, basil, and reserved 1/4 cup cherries.