Watermelon, Peach and Basil Salad with Balsamic Dressing

Watermelon, Peach and Basil Salad with Balsamic Dressing

  • Preparation time

    10 mins
  • Serves 6

When it comes to quick lunch ideas, this Watermelon, Peach & Basil Salad with Balsamic Dressing recipe is a winner. Perfect too if you're dairy and gluten free.

Dietary Information

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.

Ingredients

  • Cubed watermelon - 3 cups
  • Olive oil - 2 tbsp
  • Balsamic vinegar - 2 tbsp
  • Fresh peaches cut into cubes - 3 cups
  • Basil leaves, torn - 1/2 cups
  • Baby spinach leaves - 3 cups
  • Toasted hazelnuts - 1/2 cup

Method

  1. In a small bowl whisk the oil and vinegar and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl toss the watermelon, peaches, basil and spinach until mixed. Add the oil and vinegar dressing and transfer to a serving dish.

  3. Crush the hazelnuts with the flat side of a knife or place in a small resealable bag and bash with a rolling pin. Scatter hazelnuts over the salad and serve.

Tip:

To add a salty, creamy element, try adding some crumbled feta cheese just before serving.

PER SERVE • Energy 807Kj • Protein 4g • Total Fat 13g • Saturated Fat 1g • Carbohydrates 15g • Sugars 15g • Sodium 3mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation