A colorful and tasty salad the balances sweet and sour and looks fancy but is easy to whip up. It works well for an easy dinner at home or a special occasion. The vinaigrette recipe is very flexible, and there are endless variations to try. I've seen many versions on various recipe sites, and this one is an adaptation of a recipe on grouprecipes.com
This is a simpler version of a popular dish, all done on top of the stove, which makes it a good side when the oven is already occupied. With the nuts and vegetables, it makes a nice lighter entree as well. It freezes and keeps well, so consider it a make-ahead option.