Nectarine Summer Salad is a glorious salad. It’s so lovely it’s almost….almost…..to pretty to eat. One bite in and you forget all about it being pretty! Then it’s all about it’s yummiliciousness!! (oh ya that’s a word)

Notes from my salad bowl:
I only used 1 bag of spring greens and only a portion of the dressing to serve 6 people. To that, I added a basket of raspberries, 2 white nectarines, 6 ounces of goat cheese and 1/2 cup pistachios.

Nectarine Summer Salad

Source- As seen on The Curvy Carrot slightly adapted from Fine Cooking

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Nectarine Summer Salad

Nectarine Summer Salad is a glorious salad. It's so lovely it's almost....almost.....to pretty to eat. One bite in and you forget all about it being pretty! Then it's all about it's yummiliciousness!! (oh ya that's a word)

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 240 kcal
Author Kathleen

Ingredients

For the vinaigrette

  • 1 small minced Shallot
  • 3 Tablespoons Raspberry Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Orange Zest
  • 2 Tablespoons divided Fresh Orange Juice
  • 1 Teaspoon Honey
  • 6 Teaspoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • to taste Salt and Pepper

For the salad

  • 1/2 Pound Salad Greens your choice
  • 2/3 Cups Fresh Raspberries
  • 2 sliced Nectarines
  • 1/4 Cup Goat Cheese Crumbled
  • 1/2 Cup Pistachio
  • Fresh Raspberries and Orange Slices

Instructions

  1. For the vinaigrette: In a medium bowl, combine the shallot with the raspberry vinegar, orange zest, 1 1/2 tablespoons of the orange juice, honey and a pinch of salt.
  2. Gradually whisk the olive oil into the vinegar mixture.
  3. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. In another small bowl, place the sliced nectarines into the remaining orange juice and set aside for a few minutes.
  5. For the salad: Just before serving, toss the salad greens lightly with the vinaigrette. Add the nectarine slices, raspberries, pistachios and a sprinkle of goat cheese.

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Nutritional Information

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Nutrition Facts
Nectarine Summer Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 68mg 3%
Potassium 445mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 9g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 22.1%
Vitamin C 35.6%
Calcium 5.3%
Iron 8.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.