Arugula, Peach and Goat Cheese Salad

Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
0 min
Recipe Details
  • 3 medium peach(es), ripe but not mushy
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp table salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper, freshly ground (plus extra for garnish - optional)
  • 6 cup(s) arugula, baby variety
  • 1/2 small uncooked red onion(s), thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup(s) semisoft goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup(s) salted dry-roasted pistachio nuts, coarsely chopped
  1. Peel and pit one peach; cut it into chunks. Cut remaining peaches into thin slices or wedges; set aside.
  2. Put peach chunks, oil, vinegar, salt and pepper in a blender; blend until smooth and set aside.
  3. Place arugula, onion and peach slices in a large serving bowl; drizzle with dressing and gently toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese and nuts; grind some extra black pepper over top, if desired. Yields about 2 cups salad mixture and 1 tablespoon each cheese and nuts per serving.
Use mango when peaches are not in season.

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