Not only are peaches naturally sweet treats, they are low in calories and high in vitamins A and C, and contain heart-healthy potassium, which can help maintain healthy blood pressure. This salad can make a great lunch or light supper.
Time: 20 minutes
3 Tbsp rice wine vinegar
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1/3 cup olive oil
3 peaches, pits removed and cut into wedges
1 Tbsp olive oil
8 cups arugula
½ cup chopped pecans
1/3 cup reduced fat crumbled feta
Preheat grill pan to
For the dressing: combine vinegar and Dijon in a small bowl.
Slowly pour the olive oil into the bowl, whisking constantly to emulsify.
the salad: Place the peaches in a bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Toss well.
Place on the grill pan and cook for 1-2 minutes on each side. Place the arugula
mix in a large bowl. Add chopped pecans, feta, and cooked peaches. Drizzle with
dressing and toss to coat.
Nutritional Analysis: Calories 190, Protein 3g, Fat 17g, Saturated Fat 2.5g,
Cholesterol 0mg, Carbohydrates 9g, Fiber 2g, Sodium 180mg, Vitamin A 15%,
Vitamin C 10%, Calcium 6%, Iron 4%
Source: adapted from www.foodnetwork.com
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