Summer Salad with Peach-Walnut Dressing


Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 3:01 pm
By: News On 6


Dressing:

1/3 cup walnuts, toasted
1/2 cup chopped peaches
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice

Salad:

1 head green leaf lettuce, leaves washed and torn into bite-size pieces
1 head red leaf lettuce, leaves washed and torn into bite-size pieces
2 peaches, halved, pitted and thinly sliced
1 cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
1/2 cup walnuts, toasted

Put all dressing ingredients in a food processor or high-powered blender and puree until smooth. Add a little water if needed to thin to a pourable consistency. Toss salad ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle with dressing, toss to coat well and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Per serving (about 6oz/179g-wt.): 120 calories (70 from fat), 8g total fat, .5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 30mg sodium, 9g total carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 2g sugar), 4g protein