Magical Peach and Arugula Salad Recipe

Magical Peach and Arugula Salad Recipe

Here's a dish that provides a big payoff for very little effort. It takes about five minutes to throw this salad together, and the combination of peppers, peaches, and arugula is simply beautiful. Serve it in a wide bowl to show off its good looks.

Serves 6 to 8

10 cups arugula
5 medium ripe peaches, pitted and diced
2 yellow or orange bell peppers, diced
⅓ cup finely chopped raw walnuts
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
¼ teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
¼ teaspoon of sea salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

In a large bowl, combine the arugula, peaches, bell peppers, and walnuts. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Drizzle the dressing over the arugula mixture, toss, and serve.

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Recipe excerpted from Eating Clean, © 2016 by Amie Valpone. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

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