The Cook’s Corner 5-6-2008

Mango, Cherry & Avocado Salad

Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.

8 cups spring mix lettuce
3 tablespoons tart cherry juice
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon coriander seeds, coarsely cracked
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
1/3 cup diced red onion
2 ripe avocados, peeled, seeded and sliced thin
1 large, ripe mango, peeled, seeded and chopped
1 1/3 cups dried tart cherries

1. Divide lettuce evenly onto 4 salad plates; set aside.

2. In small bowl, whisk together cherry juice, vinegar, mustard, coriander seeds, honey, olive oil and salt/pepper; set aside.

4. Layer red onion, avocado, mango and cherries evenly atop each plate of lettuce.

5. Drizzle dressing over top and serve immediately.

Makes 4 Servings.

Got a great recipe? If so, email yours along with a photo of the completed dish to Lifestyles Editor Heather R. Breaux at and your recipe could be published in the St. Charles Herald-Guide.

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