Peach and Tomato Salad

Recipe by twissis
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 4 Salads
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • FOR DRESSING: Combine dressing ingredients in a jar, shake well & set aside.
  • FOR SALAD: Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Split pita pockets & lightly brush both sides of ea piece w/olive oil. Place on an oven tray or baking sheet & toast till crisp (about 15 min). Set aside to cool.
  • Cut unpeeled cucumber in half lengthways, scoop out seeds, slice thinly & set aside in a lrg bowl. Cut onion in half & ea half into 6 wedges. Break pieces apart & add to sliced cucumber.
  • Cut a shallow cross in base of ea peach & drop peaches into lrg pan of boiling water. Drain & rinse under cold water. Cut peaches in half, twist to remove stones & peel.
  • Cut peaches & tomatoes into wedges & add to cucumber-onion mixture w/the chopped fresh mint & coriander.
  • Break crisped pita pocket bread into pieces just b4 serving. Add to other ingredients, shake dressing again & drizzle over salad per taste preferences. Serve immediately.
  • NOTES: The dressing & pita pockets can be prepared a dy ahead. If the peaches you use halve easily to remove the stones & peel, you may opt to skip blanching the peaches.
  • DRESSING IF USING CANNED PEACHES: Drain peaches well & reserve 2 tbsp of peach nectar. Use 2 tbsp lemon juice + 2 tbsp peach nectar + vinegar, cumin & garlic as stated for dressing. Bottom line is skip the added sugar. :-).
Advertisement