Legacy of Passion

Romaine Hearts with Smoked Chicken and Bing Cherries

An easy to toss together summer salad. Perfect for those lazy hot days where you feel like you can hardly move. Buy the deli smoked chicken or turkey in the deli case. Best of all this tasty salad be enjoyed  year-round using canned bing cherries and crisp and cool Andy Boy Romaine Hearts.


1/3 C extra virgin olive oil
2 T balsamic vinegar
2 T stone-ground mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 t thyme
Freshly ground pepper and salt.
2 Andy Boy Romaine Hearts
3/4 C crumbled feta or cotija cheese
1/4 C diced green onions
1 can mandarin oranges
2 cups smoked chicken, cut in cubes
1 cup of fresh or canned bing cherries, pitted and halved


  1. Prepare the dressing by whisking together olive oil, vinegar, mustard, honey, thyme salt and pepper.
  2. Toss together all of the ingredients, except cherries in a large bowl. Drizzle vinaigrette over salad and toss again. Sprinkle with cherries.

Serves 6