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California Cherry and Walnut Salad

Rated as 4.83 out of 5 Stars

"A simple light and sweet salad with goat cheese, dried cherries and walnuts. This dish reminds me of being on the beach."
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10 m servings 254
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 salads)


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  1. Toss the salad greens, raspberry vinaigrette, walnut pieces, and dried cherries together in a large bowl. Divide the salad into individual salad bowls or plates. Garnish each salad with two slices of goat cheese and a few strips of chicken breast.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 254 calories; 15.6 13.4 16.5 44 401 Full nutrition

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After buying almost this exact salad for $4 each at my local Target store's cafe, I decided to buy ingredients to make my own at home. I made my first today, and came across this while searchin...

This salad is great as a full meal too. I use dried cranberries, instead of cherries and use the Good Seasons Italian Dressing mix but make it with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. The combinatio...

This was okay. I did use fresh cherries because that's what I had. I feel like it needed something more. Maybe shallots chopped up into the pre-made dressing.

This is a delicious salad. I am a big fan of sweet/salty, leafy/fruit combo salads and this combination really works. I made a few minor adjustments, one being crumbled feta for the goat cheese ...

Fabulous! I used fresh cherries instead of dried and sunflower seeds instead of walnuts. Also used raspberry vinaigrette from this site.

I had a salad like this at a restaurant years ago and decided I could make it myself, a lot cheaper. I make it all the time - one of our family favorites! I also add thinly sliced tart apples ...

Followed directions to the T. This is a keeper in my book, and I my husband really enjoyed it too.

I too love the salad similar to this at Target. This one is great and just like it when you change the dressing to poppy seed. Yummy!

Delicious and easy! It's a great combination of sweet and tangy. I omitted the chicken, and I made my own simple vinaigrette with raspberry vinegar, walnut oil, Dijon mustard, and agave. I also ...