Cherry Summer Salad

2 Servings
10 min

Isn't this salad cherrylicious? A beautiful combination of roasted red beets, cucumbers, scallions, cherries and fresh herbs makes this stone fruit salad so fresh and delicious that you would want to make all summer long. Plus, is a great a way to enjoy seasonal delicious cherries. Add goat cheese crumbled over the salad, a considerably basic simple vinaigrette and you are good to go!

Did you know that cherries are not only sweet and delicious, but also packed with vitamins, minerals, and rich in antioxidants with powerful health benefits? Or, as it is called the miracle energy fruit. So, tis the season, try to consume as much as you can in different ways. Perfect salad with a light dinner such as quiche, or even great with fluffy scrambled eggs.

Recipe details

  • 2  Servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Total time: 10 min
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Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 cup Roasted red beets
  • 1 cup of sliced cucumbers
  • 1 cup of pitted cherries
  • 2-3 scallions chopped
  • Fresh herbs dill and mint
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese or feta crumbled

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

For the dressing

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk together

Salad

Add all ingredients in a large bowl
Add half of the dressing and toss and combine well
Add crumbled goat cheese and more dressing if necessary
Serve and enjoy!

Tips

  • Use feta cheese instead of goat cheese. Or a baked Halloumi cheese will be a nice option.
  • Roast red beets covered on aluminum foil on 400 degree until soft and fork goes through for about one hour. Let it cool completely. Peel and save on the refrigerator to be used for different recipe for about a week.

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