Arugula Salad with Honey-Drizzled Peaches

Arugula Salad with Honey-Drizzled Peaches

Rich, nutty pecans complement the creamy tang of the goat cheese and peppery arugula balances the sweet juicy peaches and drizzle of honey in a simple, satisfying salad that lets the pure flavors of the ingredients shine.

Nutirion Profile: High Fiber Low Cholesterol Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
4 20 min 20 min

Directions

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped toasted pecans, (see Tip)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 4-ounce lo goat cheese
  • 6 cups baby arugula, (about 4 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 4 but firm peaches, halved and pitted
  • 4 tablespoon honey

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Place pecans in a shallow dish. Season with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Roll goat cheese log in the pecans to coat. Refrigerate the log until firm, if necessary, then cut into 8 rounds.

Step 2

Place arugula in a medium bowl. Add oil, lemon zest and juice and toss to coat; season with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper.

Step 3

Divide the arugula among 4 shallow bowls. Nestle 2 peach halves into each portion of greens, top each half with a round of pecan-crusted goat cheese and drizzle each salad with 1 tablespoon honey.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 294
  • Carbohydrates: 36g
  • Fat: 16g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 13mg
  • Potassium: 404mg
  • Sodium: 253mg
  • Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1 carbohydrate (other), 1 high-fat meat, 1 1/2 fat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2.5

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