From Resort Chef Josiah Gordon

From Resort Chef Josiah Gordon and our culinary team and on-site gardener, our piquant Colorado Cherry Vinaigrette is the perfect accompaniment for fresh Summer greens and crisp garden vegetables. We're sure that this perfectly balanced dressing will be the hands-down favorite for a family dinner, social gathering, or relaxing luncheon. Here's the Recipe:

Cherry Vinaigrette Recipe

  • 2 cups fresh Colorado cherry pitted
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 garden green bunching onions chopped
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3 tbsp fresh honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup salad oil

Place cherries, vinegar, onions, honey, Dijon, garlic and salt into food processor, blend until smooth and slowly incorporate salad oil until thick 1-2 minutes.

  • Fresh garden salad
  • 1 cup sliced garden beets raw
  • 1 cup sliced radish
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup fresh garden mint/ cilantro
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese
  • 10 cups fresh salad mix

Incorporate all ingredients into large mixing bowl and toss with cherry vinaigrette until well coated, serve immediately or store undressed salad in fridge for 2-3 days. Chef’s tip: Incorporate mixed nuts and seeds for higher protein or add lemon grilled chicken breast.

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