Grilled Peach Salad
YIELD 4 servings
1/2 cup grapeseed oil
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons peach preserves
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 large Vidalia onion, cut into thick slices
2 large peaches, cut into halves
6 ounces mesclun greens
6 ounces arugula
1/2 pound thick cut bacon, cooked and crumbled (optional)
4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
1. Combine oil, vinegar, preserves, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Whisk well to combine.
2. Heat grill.
3. Brush onion slices with olive oil. Place on grill pan and grill, turning occasionally, until tender, about 10 minutes. Break into rings and set aside. Brush peach halves with olive oil. Place on grill pan and grill, turning occasionally, until tender and caramelized, about 2 minutes. Slice each peach half into 4 pieces.
4. Place greens and arugula in salad bowl. Top with bacon, onion rings, peach slices and crumbled goat cheese. Toss salad with half the vinaigrette and taste. Add more vinaigrette if desired.
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