Aug 26

Ontario Nectarine Salad with Minted Chili Dressing

Ontario Nectarine Salad with Minted Chili Dressing

Ontario Nectarine Salad with Minted Chili Dressing

Ontario Nectarine Salad with Minted Chili Dressing

Dressing:

1 cup red chili, finely chopped 250 mL

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 125 mL

3 tbsp *Niagara Ice Wine vinegar 45 mL

1 tbsp maple syrup 15 mL

1/4 cup freshly chopped mint 50 mL

2 tbsp chives, snipped 30 mL Sea salt to taste

Salad:

1 ea *Boston bibb lettuce, washed and dried 1 ea

1 ea *romaine lettuce, washed and dried 1 ea

1 ea *red leaf lettuce, washed and dried 1 ea

3 Ontario nectarines, cut into wedges 3

1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 1/2

Dressing: In a small bowl combine ingredients and set aside.

Salad: Tear lettuces into bite sized pieces and place in a large salad bowl. Add nectarines and onion. Whisk dressing, pour over greens and toss lightly. Serve on cold salad plates.

Makes 6 servings.

*Chef’s tip: In substitution of lettuces, use 500 g (1 lb) of pre–washed spring mix. In substitution of Niagara Ice Wine Vinegar, may use sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar.

PER SERVING: about 234 cal, 3 g pro, 19 g total fat (3 g sat fat), 16 g carb, 3 g fibre, 0 mg chol, 154 mg sodium. %RDI: iron 16%, calcium 6%, vit A 36%, vit C 128%, folate 46%.

Source: www.ontariotenderfruit.com

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