Cherry-Arugula Salad with Almonds and Tarragon

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Cherry-Arugula Salad with Almonds and Tarragon
Whole Foods Market

Cherries and almonds are a classic pair and make a delicious salad combination with tart arugula and fragrant tarragon.

6
Servings
142
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 small shallot, chopped
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 6 Tablespoons slivered almonds, divided
  • 1/2 Pound cherries (about 2 cups), pitted and halved, divided
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
  • 5 Ounces baby arugula
  • 1 1/2 Cup cooked whole grains (e.g. barley, farro, wheat berries, wild rice)

Directions

In a blender, combine vinegar, shallot, mustard, 1 tablespoon water, 3 tablespoons of the almonds and 1/4 cup of the pitted cherries. Blend until very smooth, about 1 minute. Stir in tarragon.

Combine arugula, cooked grains and remaining cherries in a large bowl. Toss with the dressing and garnish with the remaining 3 tablespoons almonds.

Cherry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Cherry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
8g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.4g
1.9%
Protein
4g
8%
Carbs
24g
8%
Vitamin A
31µg
3%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
8%
Vitamin C
8mg
13%
Vitamin E
2mg
9%
Vitamin K
27µg
33%
Calcium
79mg
8%
Fiber
3g
13%
Folate (food)
34µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
34µg
8%
Iron
1mg
8%
Magnesium
61mg
15%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
6%
Phosphorus
100mg
14%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
327mg
9%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
7.6%
Sodium
23mg
1%
Zinc
0.7mg
4.8%

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