Cherry Blue Cheese Salad


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the dried cherries and wine. Set aside.
  2. Prep the vegetables: wash, dry, prep the lettuce, radicchio,endive, cucumber, red onion.
  3. In a bowl, whip ingredients together for a savory dressing:vinegar, fresh lemon juice, Dijon mustard, mild honey orsugar, pepper. Set aside.
  4. Drain dried cherries, place on paper towel, and set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, combine all vegetables, add the driedcherries. Add olive oil, toss to coat. Add savory dressing,lightly toss. Add Kosher salt to taste.
  6. Spoon onto platter or salad bowls. Sprinkle with cheese crumbles.

Recipe provided by: Northwest Cherries


  • 2 bunches butter lettuce, trim, wash, pat dry
  • 2 cups radicchio, chopped
  • 1 endive leaves separated
  • 1/2 cucumber, skinned and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup red onion
  • 1/4 cup merlot or red blend wine
  • 3 oz Northwest Cherries Dried or Fresh
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp mild honey or sugar
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 3/4 crumbles gorgonzola or Rogue blue cheese, Stilton blue cheese