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Peach & Tomato Salad with Sherry Basil Vinaigrette

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Peach & Tomato Salad with Sherry Basil Vinaigrette

Peach & Tomato Salad with Sherry Basil Vinaigrette

3 Whole Peaches (I found white peaches to be the sweetest, but whatever is in season and fresh/organic)
2 Large Heirloom Tomatoes
3 Cups Arugula

For the Dressing:

1/2 Cup Basil
1/4 Cup Sherry Vinegar
1/4 Cup Olive Oil
1 Tbsp Honey Dijon Mustard
1 Shallot
Pinch of Salt

  1. Slice the peaches and tomatoes into uniform size pieces
  2. Combine all the ingredients for the dressing into a food process and puree until smooth
  3. Toss the arugula, peaches and tomatoes in the dressing and serve
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Peach, Tomato & Cucumber Salad

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Peach, Tomato & Cucumber Salad

Peach, Tomato & Cucumber Salad

3 Heirloom Tomatoes
1 Cucumber
1 Peach
1/2 Red Onion
1/2 Cup Basil
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
2 Tbsp Balsamic
1/2 Juice of 1 Lemon

  1. Slice the tomatoes, cucumber and peaches in 1/2 inch slices
  2. Slice the red onion into thin half moon slices
  3. Chop or rip the basil into small bite size pieces
  4. Combine the tomatoes, cucumber, peaches, onion and basil on a salad platter
  5. Whisk together the olive oil, balsamic and lemon juice
  6. Pour the dressing on top of salad

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