The dressing for this green salad features a homemade fruit vinegar that can be made ahead.


Pacific Very Cherry Salad



  • For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine oil, vinegar, shallot, wasabi or horseradish, sugar, fish sauce (if desired), sea 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, remaining cherries, and the avocado. Toss with dressing. Top salad with almonds, basil, and reserved 1/4 cup cherries.

Nutrition Facts (Pacific Very Cherry Salad)

392 calories; 31 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 20 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 181 mg sodium. 989 mg potassium; 28 g carbohydrates; 9 g fiber; 8 g protein; 0 RE vitamin a; 3547 IU vitamin a; 38 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 3 mg niacin equivalents; 198 mcg folate; 111 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;