Melon, Mache & Pecan Salad with Peach Vinaigrette

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Brenda Watts

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@BakingBrenda

My family and I have been making it a point to eat healthier foods. This salad came into my mind, after seeing all the fresh and delish melons at the market. My family and I love the flavors, plus the ease in preparing this salad is very helpful too!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 servings
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

  • FOR SALAD:

  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • ·
    *peach vinaigrette
  • 5 c
    cantaloupe melon, cut into 1 1/2 to 2-inch cubes
  • 1 pkg
    (6-oz.size),mache lettuce,(lambs lettuce),thoroughly washed
  • ·
    salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • FOR PEACH VINAIGRETTE:

  • 1/4 c
    seasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    peach preserves
  • 2 Tbsp
    water

How to Make Melon, Mache & Pecan Salad with Peach Vinaigrette

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Arrange pecans in a single layer onto a baking sheet. Bake for 5 minutes, or until lightly toasted. Cool on a wire rack 15 minutes, or until completely cool; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a blender, prepare peach vinaigrette. Combine rice wine vinegar, olive oil, peach preserves, and water. Process until blended smooth.
  3. In a large bowl, combine cantaloupe melon cubes and mache lettuce. Add the peach vinaigrette, tossing gently until coated. Transfer melon and mache salad mixture onto a large serving platter with shallow sides or 6 individual salad plates. Sprinkle evenly with toasted pecans and Gorgonzola cheese. Sprinkle evenly with salt and ground black pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

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