Grilled Peaches and Chorizo Salad
- prep time10 min
- total time 30 min
- serves 4
Sweet, savoury and so pretty to look at, a grilled peaches and chorizo salad becomes the perfect dish for summer evenings.
Courtesy of Amanda Riva of The Hot Plate.
8 cup spring mix or arugula
1 peach, halved
3 Tbsp walnuts, toasted
4 chorizo sausages, pricked with a fork
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp Dijon mustard
4 tsp rice wine vinegar
1 Tbsp honey
2 Tbsp fresh mint, chopped
1 Tbsp orange juice
salt and pepper
1. Preheat a lightly oiled grill to medium-high heat. Arrange sausages on the grill and cook for 8 minutes per side. During the last 8 minutes, rub peaches with 1 tablespoon olive oil and arrange on the grill cut side down. Continue to grill until cooked to desired doneness, about 8 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, make the dressing by whisking together, olive oil, Dijon, vinegar, honey, mint, orange juice and salt and pepper.
3. Add spring mix into a salad bowl. Slice grilled peaches and chorizo and add to the salad greens along with the toasted walnuts. Drizzle with dressing and serve topped with freshly ground black pepper.