Jamie Oliver’s Peaches and Chevre Salad

Ok, here we go again…Jamie Oliver anything is automatically a big hit on this blog. Why is that? Seems his touch is golden, especially with goat cheese. So I’m going with it! Plus, people, there is just nothing better in the summer than fresh peaches. Yumsters!

Summer White or Yellow Peaches, cut into slices
Soft, Fresh Goat’s Cheese (chevre)
Mixed Soft Lettuces (Oak Leaf, Beet Greens, Frissee, Lollo Rosso, etc.)
Sweet White Corn-on-the-Cob, cut from cob, lightly steam, drain
Pancetta or bacon (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 or bacon.


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