Blueberry Peach Feta Salad Recipe

A refreshing and vibrant summer salad that combines the sweetness of blueberries and peaches with the tanginess of feta cheese, finished with a light, zesty dressing. Perfect for a light lunch or a delicious side dish!

Ingredients

  • Salad:
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 3 ripe peaches, sliced
  • 4 cups mixed greens (such as arugula, spinach, and baby kale)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)
  • Dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Prepare the Dressing:
  • In a small bowl or a jar with a lid, combine the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper.
  • Whisk together (or shake if using a jar) until the dressing is well combined and emulsified.
  1. Assemble the Salad:
  • In a large salad bowl, add the mixed greens.
  • Top with blueberries, peach slices, red onion, crumbled feta cheese, and chopped mint leaves.
  • If using, sprinkle the chopped nuts over the salad.
  1. Dress the Salad:
  • Drizzle the prepared dressing over the salad.
  • Gently toss to combine, ensuring all ingredients are lightly coated with the dressing.
  1. Serve:
  • Serve immediately to enjoy the fresh, crisp flavors.

Tips:

  • For added protein, consider adding grilled chicken or shrimp.
  • Feel free to substitute the feta cheese with goat cheese or blue cheese for a different flavor profile.
  • This salad pairs wonderfully with a chilled glass of white wine or a fruity iced tea.

Enjoy your Blueberry Peach Feta Salad!

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