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Cherry-Arugula Salad with Almonds and Tarragon

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

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.

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving142
Total Fat4g6%
Sugar8gN/A
Saturated0.4g1.9%
Protein4g8%
Carbs24g8%
Vitamin A31µg3%
Vitamin B60.2mg8%
Vitamin C8mg13%
Vitamin E2mg9%
Vitamin K27µg33%
Calcium79mg8%
Fiber3g13%
Folate (food)34µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)34µg8%
Iron1mg8%
Magnesium61mg15%
Monounsaturated2gN/A
Niacin (B3)1mg6%
Phosphorus100mg14%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium327mg9%
Riboflavin (B2)0.1mg7.6%
Sodium23mg1%
Zinc0.7mg4.8%