A joyous way to kick off the season with this Spicy Peach/Nectarine and Avocado Salad. Stone fruits in savory dishes are quite the trend this summer. Put this flavour and fruit combo together and it sweetens up a summer lunch or dinner in a perfect way. The creamy avocados and juicy peaches/nectarines get a kick of spice thanks to red chillies.
3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
3 tbsp. olive oil
2 tsp. pure honey
1 baby onion, finely chopped
1 chile, thinly sliced
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 ripe but firm nectarines or peaches cut into wedges
2 avocados, pitted and cut into wedges
1/2 cup fresh mint, torn if large, plus more for garnish 1/4 cuo roasted pistachios, chopped
Whisk together lemon juice, oil, honey, onion,and chili in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add peaches or nectarines and toss to coat. Let sit at least 15 minutes and up to 1 hour.
Just before serving, add avocado and mint and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Top with pistachios and garnish with mint.
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