Summer Peach Salad with Mint Vinaigrette
 

 
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Summer Peach Salad with Mint Vinaigrette - Download Recipe

Ingredients:
Serves 6

  • ¾ cup quinoa, dry
  • 3 medium peaches
  • 2 English cucumbers
  • ½ medium red onion
  • 10 oz spring mix
  • 3 oz crumbled feta
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/3 cup fresh mint
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Rinse and cook quinoa according to the package.
  2. Cut the peaches in slices. Dice cucumbers. Dice red onion. Set aside.
  3. De-stem and chop the mint. Peel and mince garlic.
  4. In a small bowl, combine Dijon mustard, honey, garlic clove, mint, olive oil, and salt and pepper. You may use a blender for this process. Set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, toss together spring mix, peaches, cucumbers, red onion, quinoa, and the dressing.
  6. Crumble feta over the top. Drizzle with more olive oil and a few grinds of black pepper. Enjoy!

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