Smarter Living: Recipes

A summer salad par excellence to save you from the swelter!

Makes 6 servings



  • 1 small head baby chicory (frisée), torn into bite-size pieces
  • 6 ripe peaches, peeled, pitted, and sliced lengthwise
  • One 1.5 ounce box golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 pound goat cheese, crumbled, for garnish


  • 1/3 cup hazelnut oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the chicory, peaches, raisins, and walnuts. Mix well.
  2. Just before serving, whisk the dressing ingredients together in a measuring cup or small bowl and pour over the salad.
  3. Toss to coat everything evenly.
  4. Distribute the salad equally among six salad plates.
  5. Garnish with the crumbled goat cheese and serve immediately.

last revised 8/10/2011

Share | |
Find NRDC on