Grilled Peach, Cucumber & Tomato Salad

If you could put summer in a bowl, this would be it

This recipe couldn't get more "summer" if it tried—both in terms of what's in it (the season's ripest peaches, crunchiest cucumbers and tomatoes that require you to wear a bib) and how it's prepared (the grill and one bowl). It comes by way of Chopped champion and all-around food champion Lazarus Lynch's new cookbook Son of a Southern Chef, a glorious tome of all things Southern, Caribbean, colorful and delicious.

Reprinted from Son of a Southern Chef by arrangement with Avery, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © 2019, Lazarus Lynch.

Grilled Peach, Cucumber & Tomato Salad
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This easy, one-bowl salad is perfect for summer, and features peaches, cucumbers, tomatoes, basil and olive oil. It's perfect for weeknight grilling.
Prep Time
5
minutes
Cook Time
10
minutes
Servings
4
to 6 servings
Total time: 15 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 very ripe peaches, pitted and quartered
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ English cucumber, sliced on an angle (about 1 cup)
  • 8 ounces tricolor cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ¼ cup torn fresh basil or mint leaves, or a mix
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Directions
  1. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Rub the peaches with the oil. Grill the peaches on their two cut sides, turning occasionally, until grill marks appear, 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer the peaches to a large bowl and toss with the cucumber, tomatoes, and basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve at room temperature.
Nutrition
Calories per Serving 50
Total Fat 2.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Total Carbohydrates 7.2 g
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
Total Sugars 5.6 g
Sodium 255.3 mg
Protein 1.0 g
The information shown is Edamam’s estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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