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Simple and Sensational Summer Peach Salad

Simple and Sensational Summer Peach Salad

I tried this wonderful recipe and it made my taste buds sing. The simplicity of this salad gives no clue to its intense juicy flavor. Whether you enjoy this as part of a regular family meal, or serve it to your guests, this salad is always going to be a super hit.

Each ingredient used in this recipe has multiple health benefits to offer you. The peaches are a treasury of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Honey boosts immunity and cures infections. Olive oil has heart-healthy benefits, among many others. Walnuts are a famous brain boosting food. Rocket leaves contain phyto chemicals that do wonders for your overall health. Cheese contains vital protein and calcium. Freshly crushed pepper reaches all these benefits deeper into your cells.

Here is the recipe:

2 fresh, ripe peaches, cut into halves
1  cup rocket (arugula) leaves
½ cup walnuts
½ cup cottage cheese
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp honey
Salt and pepper to taste

Toast the walnut halves in a single layer with the oven at 350°.

Keeping the oven at 400°, grill the peach halves with the cut side down, until the tops are golden. Turn them over and place a piece of cheese in the centre of each peach. Bake again, until the cheese melts.

Toss the rocket leaves in olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper and scatter it on a salad plate.

Place the peaches, walnut halves on the leaves and drizzle honey on them.  You could also add a little balsamic vinegar to deepen the flavor.

 

 

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Shubhra Krishan

Writer, editor and journalist Shubhra Krishan is the author of Essential Ayurveda: What it is and what it can do for you (New World Library, 2003), Radiant Body, Restful Mind: A Woman's book of comfort (New World Library, 2004), and The 9 to 5 Yogi: How to feel like a sage while working like a dog (Hay House India, 2011).

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7:30AM PDT on Sep 5, 2013

I want a sensational ant salad!

8:13PM PDT on Sep 1, 2013

Yum, thank you.

8:12PM PDT on Sep 1, 2013

Yum, thank you.

8:46AM PDT on Sep 1, 2013

Excellent. Simple and affordable for everyone.

3:27AM PDT on Aug 31, 2013

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11:40PM PDT on Aug 30, 2013

Thanks for the article.

2:16AM PDT on Aug 29, 2013

Thank you :)

11:46AM PDT on Aug 27, 2013

Sounds devine. I love peaches. thanks.

12:39AM PDT on Aug 27, 2013

thanks

12:16PM PDT on Aug 26, 2013

Sounds yummy. I would veganize it though.

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