Grilled Peaches and Goat Cheese Salad

Servings: 5
Prep: 10 minutes


Summary:  XXXX

It's peach season, and the perfect time for grilling. What could be better than a salad starring grilled peaches topped with a honey-vinegar glaze?

When paired with arugula and tangy, crumbled goat cheese, the peaches create a delicious appetizer or side salad.

The dish is also low-calorie and nutritious--chock full of fiber and antioxidants.

Per serving: 120 calories, 5 g total fat (1.5 g saturated fat), 20 g carbohydrates, 3 g protein, 2 g fiber, 40 mg sodium.

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Ingredients:  XXXX

Cooking spray
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
3 medium peaches, pitted and cut into 6 wedges
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
10 cups arugula, loosely packed
4 tablespoons goat cheese


Preparation:  XXXX

  1. Prepare grill to high heat.
  2. Spray grill rack with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In small saucepan over medium-high heat, bring vinegar to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer until vinegar is reduced to 2 tablespoons (about 2 minutes).
  5. Remove from heat and stir in honey.
  6. Cool to room temperature.
  7. Place peach wedges on grill rack.
  8. Grill 30 seconds on each side or until grill marks appear but peaches are still firm.
  9. Remove from grill and set aside.
  10. In large bowl, combine oil, salt and pepper.
  11. Add arugula, tossing gently to coat.
  12. Arrange arugula mixture on platter.
  13. Top with peach wedges, balsamic syrup and cheese.