Grilled Peach-and-Avocado Salad

Grilled Peach-and-Avocado Salad Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett

From the kitchen of Paula Jones,, Youngsville, NC "Being originally from Georgia, I love a good peach!"


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 large peach, peeled and chopped
6 tablespoons canola oil
2 tablespoons Champagne vinegar or white vinegar
1/2 teaspoon honey
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
3 large peaches, peeled and halved
2 firm avocados, peeled and quartered
1 tablespoon canola oil
Salt and pepper to taste
6 cups loosely packed arugula
1/2 cup freshly grated Manchego or Parmesan


Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Process 1 large peach, peeled and chopped; 6 Tbsp. canola oil; vinegar; and honey in a blender until smooth. Add 1/4 tsp. kosher salt and 1/8 tsp. freshly ground pepper. Gently toss 3 large peaches, peeled and halved, and avocados in 1 Tbsp. canola oil and salt and pepper to taste. Grill, covered with grill lid, 2 minutes on each side or until charred. Slice and serve over arugula. Top with peach vinaigrette and Manchego or Parmesan.

Paula Jones, Youngsville, NC,

Southern Living

June 2013
Also featured in: All You, August 2015;
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