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Arugula Salad with Peaches and Goat Cheese


  • Author: Anne
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

A zesty salad made with fresh juicy peaches, peppery arugula tossed in a lemon dressing.


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Ingredients

  • 2 cups baby arugula
  • 2 peaches sliced or diced
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese crumbles
  • 1/4 cup roasted and shelled pistachios

Dressing

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup or honey
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard

Instructions

  1. Place 2 cups of arugula, 2 sliced peaches, 1/2 cup roasted pistachios and 1/2 cup goat cheese into a salad bowl.
  2. Make the dressing by whisking in a bowl or shaking in a jar 1/2 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1 teaspoon maple syrup and 1 teaspoon dijon mustard. 
  3. Pour enough dressing over the salad so that all of the ingredients are coated and serve with extra dressing on the side.

Notes

Variations:

Change up the cheese and use feta, gorgonzola or thin slices of Parmesan cheese in place of the goat cheese.

For a vegan version, leave the cheese out.

Substitute the pistachios for walnuts, pecans or almonds.

  • Category: Salad
  • Method: No cook
  • Cuisine: American

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