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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 121.1
  • Total Fat: 6.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.1 mg
  • Sodium: 299.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 4.1 g

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Arugula-cherry salad w/ blue cheese

Submitted by: STRAWBERRYLADY
Arugula-cherry salad w/ blue cheese

Introduction

sweet meets pungent in a cherry-blue cheese salad. sweet meets pungent in a cherry-blue cheese salad.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 tablespoon of red wine vinegar or sherry vinegar
    1/8 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon black pepper[preferably ground peppercorns]
    2 tablespoons of extra light olive oil
    3 tablespoons of fresh chopped tarragon,divided
    6 cups arugula
    2 cups pitted halved cherries
    1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese

Directions

1. whisk vinegar.salt,and pepper in small bowl until salt is dissolved; slowly whisk in oil.Stir in 2 tablespoons of tarragon.
2.combine arugulaand cherries in large bowl; toss with enough dressing to lighty coat.toss with remaining 1 tablespoon of tarragon.sprinkle with blue cheese .
variations:
use fresh baby spinach and boston or bib lettuce in place of arugula.
try crumbled soft goat cheese or garlic herb cheese in place of blue cheese.
turn into main course by adding 2 cups turkey,cooked and diced or sliced roast beef.
for extra crunch add 1/3 cup slivered almonds.

Makes 4 [1.5 -cup] servings


Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user STRAWBERRYLADY.






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  • Really, really good! I usually add pears or apples to blue cheese salads, so this was a nice change. I also added walnuts to increase the calorie count for a meal. - 6/24/12

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  • I love the fruit/cheese combination! ☺ Thank you for sharing this recipe! ♥ - 9/2/10

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