Tomato and Peach Salad with Almonds

Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Lindsey Lower
Ripe, meaty tomatoes star in this salad.

Yield:

Serves 4

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 79
Fat 5.1 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 3.2 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrate 8 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 63 mg
Calcium 17 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon canola oil
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon honey
2 medium tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
1 medium peach, pitted and sliced
2 tablespoons sliced toasted almonds
1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

1. Combine oil, vinegar, and honey in a small bowl. Divide tomato and peach slices evenly among 4 plates. Top with almonds, mint, salt, and pepper. Drizzle with honey mixture.

Caesar Breadcrumb: Heat 4 teaspoons olive oil, 1 minced garlic clove, and 1/4 teaspoon anchovy paste in a skillet over medium heat 1 minute. Add 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs; cook 1 1/2 minutes. Combine 2 teaspoons olive oil, 2 cups arugula, and 1 1/2 teaspoons balsamic. Top with 2 sliced tomatoes, 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt, and breadcrumbs. SERVES 4 CALORIES 95; FAT 7.2g (sat 1g); SODIUM 120mg

Halloumi and Oregano: Heat 2 teaspoons canola oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1.5 ounces thinly sliced halloumi cheese; cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Top 2 sliced tomatoes with halloumi, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 1 teaspoon fresh oregano leaves, 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. SERVES 4 CALORIES 67; FAT 5.5g (sat 2.1g); SODIUM 176mg

Avocado and Onion: Arrange 2 sliced tomatoes and 1 sliced peeled avocado on a platter; top evenly with 1/4 cup thinly vertically sliced white onion, 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon chipotle chile powder, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, and 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. SERVES 4 CALORIES 72; FAT 5.4g (sat 0.7g); SODIUM 131mg

Note:

Carolyn Malcoun,

Cooking Light

July 2014
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