Traverse City Salad

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Satisfied Kris

Posted per a request. Traverse City Salad (featuring dried cherries)is served by many Michigan restaurants - each with their own variation. This one is my version for one very healthy salad. Note: The Traverse City area, in northern lower Michigan is known as a major cherry growing area.

Top Review by Darlene Summers

Kris, Thanks For this beautiful and delicious salad.We had this with,(believe it or not) Spaghetti and meatballs, and Italian Bread with olive oil and asiago cheese. I loved the crunch,and it really went well with our meal.Thanks again, Darlene Summers

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • 1 slice red onion, chopped or separated into rings (or to taste)
  • 3 tablespoons dried cherries (or to taste)
  • 3 tablespoons pecans or 3 tablespoons walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 6 grape tomatoes or 1 small tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons blue cheese, crumbled (or to taste)
  • 4 ounces turkey (optional) or 4 ounces chargrilled chicken, cut into strips (optional)
  • raspberry vinaigrette dressing (bottled)


  1. Place the mixed greens in a bowl or dish.
  2. Sprinkle/place remaining ingredients over the greens.
  3. Serve with Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing.

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