Before summer ends (unofficially, at least), I thought it best to get one last go at a summery recipe. Fresh cilantro, nectarines, and lime combine to make a clean and refreshing summer salad brimming with the seasons opulence.
If it could only be like this always — always summer, always alone, the fruit always ripe...
Nectarine and Almond Salad with Lime VinaigretteRecipe: Serves 2
A Couple Handfuls of Spinach
2 Nectarines, Sliced
1/4 Cup Slivered Almonds, Toasted
1/4 Cup Red Onion, Slivered
1/3 Cup Goat Feta (optional)
1/2 Cup Cilantro Leaves
1 Tbsp. Lime Juice
1 Clove Garlic, Grated
1/2 tsp. Grainy Mustard
3 Tbsp. Olive Oil
1/2 tsp. Honey (or liquid sweetener of choice)
A Pinch Black Pepper
A Pinch Sea Salt
1. On a platter arrange the spinach, nectarine, almonds, onion, feta, and cilantro.
2. To make the dressing, combine the mustard, honey, salt, pepper, garlic, and lime. Slowly pour in the oil.
3. Dress the salad and serve.