Black Cherry & Almond Salad “Sweet & Sour”


  • 1 cup sliced raw almonds
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 3 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup frozen or dry black cherries
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1 package salad greens
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • Salt and Pepper to taste



  1. Place almonds in a single layer and toast in oven at 350° F (175° C) for five minutes, until they are toasted.
  2. Combine vinegar, oil, half of the cranberries (frozen or dried), mustard, garlic, salt, pepper, and honey in the blender and mix it well.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the almonds, sliced bell pepper, the rest of the cranberries, and salad greens. Add the vinegar mixture to the salad and toss it well.
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