10 Peach Salad Recipes to Brighten Up Your Summer Spreads
Want to add a little color and sweet, seasonal flavor to your greens and veggies? Try incorporating fresh peaches into the mix. The farmers' market staple is a surefire way to take your summertime salads up a notch or two. Whether you're looking for a refreshing and filling entree to serve on a summer night or a simple side dish to accompany grilled chicken or fish, you'll find a new warm weather favorite in this collection of our best peach salad recipes.
Warm Grilled Peach and Kale Salad
A sweet and savory dressing made with apple cider vinegar, honey, ginger, and garlic paste is the perfect finishing touch for this peach-kale salad topped with crumbled goat cheese.
Minty Peach Chicken Salad
Mint leaves and sliced cucumber add green color and freshness to this peach salad with avocado. Reviewer dbp says this summer salad is "perfect for a potluck."
Peach and Tomato Caprese Salad
Sliced peaches are layered with heirloom tomatoes and fresh mozzarella and topped with a simple balsamic vinaigrette in this bright summertime Caprese.
Grilled Chicken, Peach, and Arugula Salad
Arugula is topped with a flavorful dressing made with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, shallot, and Dijon mustard, then topped with grilled peaches and chicken.
Spinach Salad with Peaches and Pecans
Peach Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette
Peach and Escarole Salad
"One trick with escarole is to make sure you are using a sweet enough dressing to offset the bitterness," says Chef John. "I accomplished that with a dressing of sherry and rice vinegar, and then, just to hedge my bets, I added some perfectly ripe peaches to the mix."
Roasted Beet, Peach and Goat Cheese Salad
Black Bean Salad With Peaches
This refreshing, cold salad (made with peaches, canned black beans, red onions, avocados, and cilantro) practically screams "summertime."
Grilled Peach Salad with Spinach and Raspberries
Grilled peaches are artfully arranged on a bed of fresh spinach with raspberries, then topped with a balsamic-Dijon vinaigrette and slivered almonds.