As the summer heat blazes on, there’s no better time to enjoy the bounty of delicious fruits that the season has to offer. One fruit that truly embodies the essence of summer is the juicy, fragrant peach. Bursting with flavor and packed with essential nutrients, peaches make a delightful addition to any summer salad. In this blog post, we’ll explore a delightful recipe for a refreshing peach summer salad that combines the sweetness of peaches with a medley of fresh ingredients, creating a harmonious blend of flavors.
Refreshing Peach Summer Salad: A Perfect Blend of Sweetness and FreshnessDifficulty: Easy
4-6 cups organic spinach
2 large peaches sliced.
1 avocado, sliced.
1/2 small red onion, very thinly sliced.
1/2 cup feta cheese
1/2 cup sliced toasted almonds
- For the Dressing
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 garlic clove, minced.
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1-2 teaspoon sugar
salt and pepper to taste.
- For the balsamic vinaigrette: In medium bowl whisk together balsamic vinegar, olive oil, minced garlic, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper, and sugar.
- In large bowl, add spinach. Drizzle with desired amount of balsamic vinaigrette and toss together to combine. Top salad with peach slices, diced avocado, red onion, feta cheese crumbles and toasted almonds. Toss gently and serve immediately.
- Toasting almonds
- Place sliced almond in a nonstick pan over medium heat. Stir consistently until they get nice and golden. Approximately 3-6 minutes.
The peach summer salad is a true celebration of summer’s bounty. With its juicy peaches, crisp spinach , and a burst of flavors from the avocado and red onion, it’s a delightful medley that will leave your taste buds dancing. The creamy feta cheese adds a touch of tanginess, while the almonds provide a satisfying crunch. The dressing, with its harmonious blend of olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and garlic , ties all the ingredients together beautifully. So, as the sun shines brightly, take a break from the heat and indulge in this refreshing peach summer salad. Your taste buds and body will thank you for it!