California Cherry and Walnut Salad

California Cherry and Walnut Salad


"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 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 254 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 15.6 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.4g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 16.5 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 401 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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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.


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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 ...

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