Cherries for Dinner! 10 Delicious Savory Ways to Eat a Cherry

Long ago I was a strawberry girl. But life in New York, with it’s delicious and plentiful cherry crop, made me into a total cherry convert. Big time. I’m all about cherries for dessert, but I love to add them to a host of savory recipes too! All of my favorite savory cherry recipes are below —— just in time for your summer to be a lot more delicious!

  • 10 Deliciously Savory Ways to Eat a Summer Cherry! 1 of 11
    10 Savory Ways to Eat a Sweet Summer Cherry!
  • Wild Rice Salad with Chanterelles and Dried Cherries 2 of 11
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    This nutty wild rice salad with mushrooms and cherries is just right as a dinnertime side or a delicious brown bag lunch.
    Babble Food has the recipe
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  • Cherry Arugula Salad with Pecans 3 of 11
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    Get fresh this summer with this cherry arugula salad with satisfying pecans.
    Babble Food has the recipe
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  • Asparagus Ribbon Salad with Dried Cherries 4 of 11
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    Peeling asparagus into ribbons is a great way to enjoy it raw, especially with dried cherries for pops of bright, tangy flavor.
    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe
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  • Cherry, Almond, and Wild Rice-Stuffed Pork Loin 5 of 11
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    Take your pork loin to the next level with this tasty recipe from Joy the Baker.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Julie Van Rosendaal 

  • Roasted Cauliflower Salad 6 of 11
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    Besides being a simple and healthy side, this savory roasted cauliflower salad is totally delicious with little bursts of sweetness from tart dried cherries.
    Babble Food has the recipe
    Image: Brooklyn Supper 

  • Sweet Cherry and Tomato Bruschetta 7 of 11
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    Traditional tomato bruschetta gets a sweet twist from fresh Bing cherries.
    Babble Food has the recipe
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  • Quick Pickled Cherries 8 of 11
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    Quick-pickled cherries have a surprising flavor that makes for a terrific conversation starter at parties!
    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe
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  • Purslane Salad with Cherries and Peaches 9 of 11
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    Have you tried purslane? It's a super-healthy succulent that's high in Omega-3 fatty acids, and this amazing salad with cherries and peaches is a great way to try it!
    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe
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  • Rosemary Polenta Pancakes with Sweet Cherries 10 of 11
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    These sweet and savory polenta pancakes topped with fresh sliced cherries are a terrific way to start any day!
    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe
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  • Cherry Burgers 11 of 11
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    Cherries in a burger? You bet! These savory, sweet burgers make for a delicious twist on ordinary grilled fare.
    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe
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