' Dunham Cellars - Peach Salad with Tomatoes, Feta and Basil Vinaigrette

Peach Salad with Tomatoes, Feta and Basil Vinaigrette

DUNHAM CELLARS WINE CLUB - JUNE 2014

PEACH SALAD WITH TOMATOES, FETA AND BASIL VINAIGRETTE

-Susan Zehnder, Friend of the Winery

DRESSING INGREDIENTS:

• ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
• ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
• ¼ cup white balsamic pear infused vinegar (or half balsamic & half red wine vinegar)
• 1 Tablespoon honey
• 3 green onions (green part only), finely chopped
• Kosher salt and cracked black pepper to taste

SALAD INGREDIENTS:

• 1 ½ lbs. heirloom tomatoes, roughly chopped (or plum tomatoes)
• 3-4 ripe peaches, sliced in wedges for bite sized pieces
• ½ cup crumbled feta cheese

WINE PAIRING:

2010 Lewis Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS: 

For the dressing, combine all ingredients until emulsified. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Combine the tomatoes and peaches in a bowl. Toss to coat with the dressing. Top with feta cheese. Serve at room temperature.

Serves 6