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Dried Cherries & Goat Cheese Salad

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We came upon this yummy summer salad recipe at and thought it was a winner! So we’ve tweaked it a bit and made it our own a bit using some of our favorite Cherry Republic products. Enjoy this on a warm summer night … or anytime of year!


5 oz. mixed greens, romaine or spinach

1 1/2 cups chopped pears

1 cup candied pecans

2/3 cup Cherry Republic Montmorency Dried Cherries

4 oz. crumbled goat cheese


2 Tbsp. Cherry Republic Sweet Cherry Balsamic Vinegar

1 1/2 Tbsp. Cherry Republic Cherry Infused Maple Syrup

1 Tbsp. olive oil

1/2 tsp. Cherry Republic Great Hall Smooth Cherry Mustard

1 pinch Kosher salt


  1. Place greens in a large salad bowl or divide evenly among four salad plates.
  2. Sprinkle pears, cherries, pecans, and goat cheese over greens.
  3. Wisk together dressing ingredients until emulsified.
  4. Pour dressing over salad mixture and enjoy!
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