Original recipe yields 12 servings
Based on a 2,000 calorie dietSee full nutrition
I was very pleased with this salad. Of course, I had to tweak it somewhat (don't think I've ever made a recipe without at least one change). I was afraid that it didn't have enough liquid, so ...
My grandmother added some spices that really enhanced the flavors and made the whole house smell divine: She would add a few sticks of cinnamon, 2-3 cloves and sometimes when available- 2-3 crus...
I used what dried fruits I had. No figs, so I used cherries instead. No dark raisins, so I doubled the golden ones. The apricots give this salad color, so I might add just a few more next time. ...
I'd do just cranberries and one other fruit, or maybe both figs and apricots, and serve with ice cream or greek yogurt
I loved this recipe! I've made it several times, varied it slightly; (like Paula, I used dried cherries instead of the figs), and last time I sprinkled some port over the stewed fruit, then toss...
Like other reviewers, I used what dried fruit I had (figs, dates, currants, raisins) and it turned out well.