Farmers’ Market Salad with Peaches, Goat Cheese, and Basil Recipe

Farmers’ Market Salad with Peaches, Goat Cheese, and Basil Recipe

How To Make Farmers’ Market Salad with Peaches, Goat Cheese, and Basil

Healthy and refreshing, this farmers’ market salad comes with honey-coated peaches, pistachios, and cheese on a bed of mixed greens.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • cupred onion,(about ½ small onion), thinly sliced
  • 3tbsplemon juice,(from ½ of a lemon)
  • cupshelled pistachios,raw
  • 3cupspeaches,(3 to 4 pieces), skins left on, cut in chunks
  • 1tbsphoney
  • 2tbspchampagne,or white wine vinegar
  • cupolive oil
  • 5ozmixed greens,like baby spinach, sorrel, or other seasonal farmers market greens
  • cupfresh basil,chopped
  • cupgoat cheese,crumbled
  • ½cupyellow or orange tomatoes,(1 large tomato), chopped
  • salt and pepper,to taste


  1. Place the lemon juice in a small bowl and add the onions, gently tossing them with fingers to coat.

  2. Let them soak for 10 to 15 minutes, then drain and set aside. This will take some of the bite out of the onion.

  3. In a small, dry skillet over medium heat, toast the pistachios, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes until fragrant and lightly toasted. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.

  4. In a medium bowl, combine the peaches and honey until coated.

  5. In a large bowl, whisk together the vinegar and olive oil. Add the mixed greens and basil, and toss them together with clean hands.

  6. Place the greens on individual plates or a large platter. Evenly distribute the peaches, goat cheese, tomatoes, pistachios, and red onions over the greens.

  7. Serve immediately.


  • Calories: 228.03kcal
  • Fat: 17.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.53g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.93g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.36g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.05g
  • Fiber: 2.61g
  • Sugar: 10.67g
  • Protein: 4.64g
  • Cholesterol: 4.60mg
  • Sodium: 393.89mg
  • Calcium: 43.04mg
  • Potassium: 329.67mg
  • Iron: 1.13mg
  • Vitamin A: 143.50µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.61mg
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