Summer Stone Fruit Salad
Stone Fruit Salad is the perfect juicy summer salad. It’s so quick and easy to throw together and loaded with flavor!!

Last week we got a shipment of produce and I was waiting for the exact moment for them to get perfectly ripe. I felt the fruit every morning and night to monitor their progress.

Then… finally this weekend it happened. The moment I was waiting for. My stone fruit were perfectly ripe and READY for me.

Whenever we go to the food store, my kids always ask if they can pick out a piece of fruit to snack on. I always let them because it’s a healthy snack and I’m so happy they get just as excited about peaches as they do donuts.

Summer Stone Fruit Salad

Knowing their love for peaches, I was particularly excited for our produce box because it was loaded with stone fruit. As soon as they ripened I cut them up and made a little fruit salad for the boys. But theeen I made a second fruit salad loaded with a bunch of extras for Jaryd and I that we literally ate in mere minutes because it was so delicious.

I added some toasted nuts, some honey goat cheese, some fresh herbs, and it was so simple and refreshing I blasted it on my Instagram because I was so excited about it. You peeps told me that it needs to go up on the blog (ok full disclosure 90% of voters said it needs to go up on the blog.. not sure about the 10% that voted no…) and so here we are.

Ingredients for this summer salad:

Stone Fruit. You can use any combo/rat that you like. I used peaches, apricots, plums, and nectarines.

Goat Cheese. I really love the honey goat cheese because it has such a sweet, delicious flavor to it. But, regular plain goat cheese works too!

Chopped Pecans. I always just buy them pre-chopped but you can grab some whole ones and just chop them up.

Basil. For some fresh herbiness πŸ™‚ What? Herbiness is a word.

Extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar. This is going to be the dressing that brings the whole salad together.

How to make this summer stone fruit salad:

Cut your stone fruit into chunks, removing the center stone (seed thingy) and place in a large bowl.

Crumble the goat cheese into the bowl.

In a pan over medium heat, place your pecans. Toast them for about 4 minutes, shaking them frequently so they don’t burn.

Add the toasted pecans, chopped basil, olive oil and balsamic vinegar to the bowl and lightly toss.

Summer Stone Fruit Salad

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Summer Stone Fruit Salad

  • Author: Lindsay Grimes Freedman
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 0 min
  • Total Time: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 salad 1x
  • Category: salads
  • Method: no bake
  • Cuisine: salad
  • Diet: Gluten Free
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Description

Stone Fruit Salad is the perfect juicy summer salad. It’s so quick and easy to throw together and loaded with flavor!!


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Ingredients

  • 2 peaches
  • 2 apricots
  • 2 plums
  • 2 nectarines
  • 1 oz. honey goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped
  • 5 leaves basil
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  1. Cut your stone fruit into chunks, removing the center stone (seed thingy) and place in a large bowl.
  2. Crumble the goat cheese into the bowl.
  3. Place your pecans, in a pan over medium-high heat.
  4. Toast the pecans for about 4 minutes, shaking them frequently so they don’t burn.
  5. Add the toasted pecans, chopped basil, olive oil and balsamic vinegar to the bowl and toss.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 of the salad
  • Calories: 183
  • Sugar: 17.8g
  • Sodium: 33mg
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.7g
  • Fiber: 3.4g
  • Protein: 4.1g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg

Keywords: summer, salad, stone fruit, gluten free, healthy, peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums,

Enjoy!! xo