Peach and Mozzarella Salad with Orange, Basil, and Poppy Seed Dressing

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Fresh local peaches and nectarines everywhere!! This recipe makes enough to feed a crowd. If you want to make a smaller batch: half the recipe of peaches and mozzarella and use half of the dressing (do not half the dressing recipe just use less on the salad).

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Elena

Peach and mozzarella salad in a big white bowl.

Directions:

  1. In a large serving bowl cut and mix:

10 large ripe peaches or nectarines

3-4 Cups fresh mozzarella cheese (cubbed)

Dressing:

In a large mason jar add all the ingredients below then shake vigorously. Keeps in fridge up to one week.

Zest and juice of two large oranges

1 cup fresh chopped basil leaves

1 1/2 cups high quality extra virgin olive oil

3 TBS of apple cider vinegar (sherry vinegar works well too)

3 Tsp. Poppy seeds

Salt and pepper to taste

Pour dressing over peaches, mozzarella and arugula (if desired), toss, then serve!

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Peach and Mozzarella Salad with Orange, Basil, and Poppy Seed Dressing

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Fresh local peaches and nectarines everywhere!! This recipe makes enough to feed a crowd. If you want to make a smaller batch: half the recipe of peaches and mozzarella and use half of the dressing (do not half the dressing recipe just use less on the salad).

Ingredients

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Zest and juice of two large oranges

1 cup fresh chopped basil leaves

1 1/2 cups high quality extra virgin olive oil

3 TBS of apple cider vinegar (sherry vinegar works well too)

3 Tsp. Poppy seeds

Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Dressing:

In a large mason jar add all the ingredients below then shake vigorously. Keeps in fridge up to one week.

In a large serving bowl cut and mix:

1. 10 large ripe peaches or nectarines

2. 3-4 Cups fresh mozzarella cheese (cubed)

Pour dressing over peaches, mozzarella and arugula (if desired), toss, then serve!

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