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Peach Salad with Mozzarella & Verjuice

This luscious peach salad with mozzarella is simple and delicious- perfect for summer entertaining the. Marinating the peaches in nutmeg and verjuice makes this salad truly sensational. 
Prep Time10 mins
To Marinate15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Easy
Servings: 4 as a side
Calories: 282kcal


  • Salad Spinner


For the nectarines...

  • 3 peaches (approximately 400 grams)
  • ¼ cup mint leaves (approximately 3 stems)
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg (freshly grated)
  • 5 tbsps verjuice

For the salad...

  • 90 grams baby rocket (arugula) (approximately 3 cups)
  • 4 tbsps olive oil
  • 125 grams mozzarella (1 large mozzrella ball)
  • Sea salt and cracked black pepper
  • Mint leaves to garnish


  • Wash your peaches, cut them in half, remove the pit and slice thinly.
  • Wash your mint, pat dry, pick the leaves from the stems and roughly chop. Freshly grate your nutmeg.
  • Place the peaches, mint leaves, nutmeg and verjuice in a shallow dish and mix gently until combined. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  • Wash and dry your rocket (arugula), then slice your mozzarella ball.
  • Put all your ingredients to a mixing bowl, season and toss gently. Taste and adjust seasonings and flavourings according to your taste.
  • Arrange in a salad platter or bowl and serve immediately.


  1. If you can’t find verjuice you may substitute with white wine vinegar adding a little melted honey depending on how sweet or tart your nectarines are.


Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 337mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1231IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 207mg | Iron: 1mg