Cherry, Bacon & Blue Cheese Salad
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Cherry, Bacon & Blue Cheese Salad

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 6 minutes • Serves: 4

6 slices thick-cut applewood smoked bacon, chopped
1/4 pound fresh sweet cherries, pitted and halved (about 1 cup)
1 package (5 ounces) baby spinach
2 medium white nectarines and/or white peaches, halved, pitted and thinly sliced
1 cup blackberries
1/3 cup apple cider vinaigrette
1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese

1. In large skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 6 minutes or until very crisp, stirring frequently; with slotted spoon, transfer to paper towel-lined plate.

2. In large bowl, toss cherries, spinach, nectarines, blackberries, vinaigrette and onion. Serve salad sprinkled with cheese and bacon. Makes about 8 cups.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (2 cups):
260 Calories, 15g Fat (6g Saturated), 23mg Cholesterol,
520mg Sodium, 23g Carbohydrates, 5g Fiber, 10g Protein