Summer Peach and Goat Cheese Salad
Added by MsPablo | Mon 26 Jan 2009 @ 10:56
This salad features the best of Eastern Shore summer farm market produce, peaches and sweet white corn and a peach vinegar from Viansa, a winery overlooking the Sonoma Valley in California. Viansa offers products through mail order.
Summer White or Yellow Peaches, cut into slices
Soft, Fresh Goat\'s Cheese
Mixed Soft Lettuces (Oak Leaf, Beet Greens, Frissee, Lollo Rosso, etc.)
Sweet White Corn-on-the-Cob, cut from cob, lightly steam, drain
Pancetta (approx• 2 thin slices per serving) cook until crisp
Garlic Croutons (made from country white or baguette bread, 1/2 inch cubes, toasted and rolled in warm garlic butter)
1/3 C• Extra Virgin Olive OIl
1 - 2 T• Peach Vinegar (or Balsamic vinegar)
1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
Pinch of Salt
Dash of Fresh Ground Black Pepper
Whisk the dressing ingredients together, taste for seasoning, add a scant half a teaspoon of sugar if needed. Add a few spoonfuls of dressing to the salad greens and corn, enough to coat lightly. Arrange the greens on individual serving plates, top with dollops of goat\'s cheese, peach slices and warm croutons and pancetta.