Peach and Gorgonzola Salad

Peach and Gorgonzola Salad - www.notenoughcinnamon.com

Lovers of sweet + savory + unconventional salads raise your hands! {me!me!} Here I am, with yet another of these of recipes I’m in love with but not sure you’ll be excited about! Typical me. Can you feel you too are going to love this salad? Not sure? Let me help you with that. First we have: peaches. Or nectarines to be more accurate. You do love these summery juicy fruits, don’t you? Great. Phase one of the salad love project  => done. Moving on to the cheese. Gorgonzola piccante cheese.

Peach and Gorgonzola Salad - www.notenoughcinnamon.com

Gorgonzola piccante is a creamy and sharp Italian cheese. Heavenly. Think blue cheese’s top of the class.  If you usually like blue cheese, then you’ll love this one. Phase two of the salad love project => done. Now, let’s put one and one together and state the obvious: you’re going to give this salad two thumbs up because it’s basically blue cheese and peaches and you love these two ingredients. And no, I swear it’s not weird to eat them together/ at the same time/ in the same plate. The peach’s sweetness balances perfectly the cheese sharpness. Your taste buds will totally thank you. 🙂 Let’s go grab a fork, the recipe is just below!

Peach and Gorgonzola Salad - www.notenoughcinnamon.com

Peach and Gorgonzola Salad


Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 219 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 medium peaches or nectarines skin on, cut into 8 slices each (I used nectarines)
  • 2 cup arugula aka rocket
  • 1/3 cup gorgonzola piccante crumbled into small pieces - you can use another mild blue cheese
  • 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Distribute arugula and peach slices on four plates. Toss gently to combine. Sprinkle with gorgonzola pieces.
  2. In a small bowl, combine sherry vinegar and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Drizzle over salad and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

I found the cheese at the deli section of my supermarket.

Nutrition Facts
Peach and Gorgonzola Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 /4th)
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 134mg 6%
Potassium 346mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 12g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 16%
Vitamin C 13.8%
Calcium 7.5%
Iron 3.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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