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Root 'n' Cherry Salad

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  • Fresh cherries brighten up a summer salad.

      Fresh cherries brighten up a summer salad.
    Courtesy of Northwest Cherry Growers

 

1 cup thin julienne carrots

1 cup thin julienne turnips

1 cup thin julienne rutabagas

1 cup thin julienne jicama

cup finely sliced sweet onion

3 tablespoons white wine vinegar

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 tablespoon sugar

1 small clove garlic, minced

1 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

2 cups pitted fresh sweet cherries

Lettuce leaves

Combine all ingredients except cherries and lettuce in medium bowl; mix well. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.

Just before serving, add cherries and mix well. Serve on lettuce-lined plate.

Serves six to eight.

Nutrition values per serving: 102 calories, 3 g fat, 19 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein, 0 cholesterol, 385 mg sodium.

Northwest Cherry Growers

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