This gorgeous nectarine salad has a posh presentation and a complex flavor profile crafted into a super simple homemade vinaigrette.
Servings 4 servings
For the vinaigrette
- 1 small shallot minced
- 3 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
- 1 tablespoon orange zest
- 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice divided
- 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 cup fresh raspberries
- 2 sliced nectarines
- 1/4 cup goat cheese crumbled
- 1/2 cup pistachio
- fresh raspberries and orange slices
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.
Gradually whisk the olive oil into the vinegar mixture.
Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
In another small bowl, place the sliced nectarines into the remaining orange juice and set aside for a few minutes.
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.
Serving: 1/4 of the recipe | Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 69mg | Potassium: 466mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1107IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 2mg