Memorial Day weekend is around the corner, so I’m sharing one of my favorite crowd-pleasing summer salads that also travels well.
Let’s talk flavor, because no one likes a bland salad.
In fact, this salad is anything but, it has a little bit of everything—it’s sweet and savory. The foundation of it is built on radicchio and watercress, then made sweet with peaches and cherries. To pull it all together I used Ken’s Sweet Vidalia Onion dressing, but it also works just as well with their strawberry vinaigrette. Either way you go, this salad is popping with flavor.
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Radicchio, Peach and Cherry Summer Salad
- 1 radacchio head, shredded
- 1 ½ cups watercress leaves and small shoots
- 3 small peaches, sliced
- 1 ½ cups cherries, stemmed pitted
- 3 radishes, thinly sliced
- 11/2-2 cups Ken’s Sweet Vidalia Onion Dressing
In a large bowl toss and combine the first ingredients. Serve with Ken’s Sweet Vidalia Onion dressing when ready to serve.
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Laura (Tutti Dolci) says
So gorgeous and fresh, just perfect for summer!
Absolutely love the pairing of spicy radicchio, peppery watercress and sweet peaches and cherries! Gorgeous salad, Naomi!
Karen Wood says
That’s so beautiful!!!
This looks delicious. I’ve never really eaten fruit in a salad. It sounds intriguing.
I am so excited for cherry season!
Jenny Flake says
What a fantastic salad! Bring on the cherries!!
Just bought my first bag of cherries yesterday! So excited. And this salad, bring on summer!
Sarah | Broma Bakery says
It’s so pretty!! All those colors and textures. Definitely recommending this one to the fam for this weekend 🙂
Cherries and peaches, perfect offset for the sweet onion salad dressing and reminds me that I need to make more watercress salads.
Gerry @ Foodness Gracious says
Amazing flavors, would never have thought to add cherries 🙂
Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet says
Absolutely gorgeous! I love the mix of veggies and fruit! Pinned!
Really beautiful Salad Naomi!
Jocelyn (Grandbaby cakes) says
This salad is off the charts amaze balls!!
Mary Ann | the beach house kitchen says
Naomi this salad sounds like the perfect summer salad! All the wonderful fresh flavors and colors! Beautiful!
Lauren Gaskill | Making Life Sweet says
Beautiful photos, Naomi! This salad looks absolutely incredible. It is bursting with summer flavor. So happy to see cherries in recipes again. 🙂
I love cherries and peaches together! Using this combo in a salad is just genius!
This is such a beautiful salad! I know what I’ll be doing with the summer’s cherries and peaches — that is, after I finish stuffing my face with them as-is. 🙂
This is just so pretty!! The cherry peach combo is perfection!!
The colors and textures – this salad is too beautiful for words!
Hermione @hermionewood says
This looks wonderful, I will be making this when summer finally arrives in the UK! Beautiful photos!