6 Superb SORTED Salads for Spring and Summer Suppers
SORTED Food is about to get your spring and summer salads in order. Capitalizing on seasonal produce like strawberries, asparagus, mango, and peaches, the following six salads are delightful dinners or splendid sides. All come together quickly, and with meat and meat-free options, everyone can find something worth trying.
1. Grilled Peach Salad
Warm, sweet peaches are the star of this salad show, which is ready in under five minutes. It makes two servings and calls for “granary bread.” This is an English brown bread, made from white and whole wheat flours. The specific types of flours aren’t available in the U.S., so serve with your favorite dinner bread or roll if you’d like.
- 2 fresh ripe peaches
- small handful of rocket (arugula)
- small handful of red chard
- wedge of blue cheese
- handful of walnuts
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- pinch of dried thyme
- granary bread to serve
Directions: Heat a cast iron griddle pan or grill as hot as it will go. Pit and quarter the peaches. Season the peaches with salt and pepper and lay them onto the griddle pan. Turn them over after a couple of minutes to start to caramelize the other side.
Measure the honey, vinegar, oil, and thyme into a small bowl and whisk together with a little salt and pepper. Wash, drain, and mix the salad leaves together and drop them onto a serving plate from a little height so they find their own space.
Arrange the grilled peaches onto the leaves, crumble over the blue cheese and scatter the walnuts. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and serve immediately.