Tossed Salad with Peaches Recipe
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Tossed Salad with Peaches Recipe

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Here's a colorful salad with a wide range of tastes and textures that go together so well. There are sweet peaches, tart lemon, tangy vinegars and all kinds of crunch from greens, bacon and nuts. —Denise Elder, Hanover, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium ripe peaches, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 6 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 4 cups torn romaine
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced cucumber
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 127 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 131 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. Slice three peaches; set aside. Cut the remaining peach in half; place in a blender. Add the sugar, lemon juice, vinegars and salt; cover and process until blended. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the salad greens, romaine, onion and cucumber. Pour about 2/3 cup dressing over salad and toss to coat.
  3. Transfer to a serving platter; top with sliced peaches and bacon. Drizzle with remaining dressing; sprinkle with pecans. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Tossed Salad with Peaches in Country Woman August/September 2008, p39

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 127 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 131 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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Reviewed Aug. 20, 2012

"This was delish. I loved the bacon in it. I added candied pecans and a bit or Gorgonzola it went perfect with grilled pork chops."

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Reviewed Aug. 2, 2011

"I did not think I would like the dressing as it was a vinegar and oil with a blended peaches added. It reminded me of a salad you would order in a restaurant and pay 10.00 or more for. I did not have bacon so I did not put that in. It was a great salad. So for those who like peaches Enjoy"

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