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Cherry Pineapple and Lettuce Salad

No recipe image available.A salad of butter lettuce, pineapple chunks and dried cherries tossed with a honey mustard and poppy seed vinaigrette.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 head butter or Boston lettuce
1 (8-ounce) can pineapple chunks
1 cup dried tart cherries
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Rinse and drain lettuce; tear into bite-size pieces.
  2. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup juice.
  3. Put lettuce, pineapple chunks and dried cherries in a large salad bowl; mix well.
  4. Combine vegetable oil, reserved pineapple juice, vinegar, honey, dry mustard and poppy seeds; mix well. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Drizzle dressing over lettuce mixture.
  6. Dressing may be refrigerated for several days, if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of the Cherry Marketing Institute.