Grilled Peach Salad

9/6/2022

By Lori Taylor

This post is sponsored by Prima® Wawona.

This Grilled Peach Salad is the most refreshing summer salad recipe. The peaches are grilled until a golden crust is developed, served over arugula, roasted pecans, goat cheese and covered with a homemade honey dijon vinaigrette dressing.

Grilled Peach Salad

If you have never grilled peaches, we challenge you to do it soon! The golden crust that is formed and the caramelization from the natural sugars found in peaches make them a warm treat your entire family will enjoy.

Does grilling peaches soften them?

Not only does the heat of the grill bring out the natural sugars in peaches it also softens the peach. You end up with a sweet, slightly caramelized and soft peach.The key to grilling peaches is to cut them in half or slices and remove the pit.
 

Can I cook unripe peaches?

Yes! When peaches aren’t ripe and you are craving a peach, the heat will soften the flesh and the skin of the peach. 
 

Want more Peach Recipes? Here’s some inspiration:

Ingredients Needed to Make a Grilled Peach Salad

Ingredients for Grilled peach Salad

  • Prima® peaches, ripe and firm
  • Olive oil
  • Arugula
  • Roasted pecans
  • Goat cheese
For Vinaigrette
  • Honey
  • Dijon mustard
  • White wine vinegar
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste

How to Make a Grilled Peach Salad

Grilling Peaches: First, heat your Blackstone or grill to medium-low heat. Wash and cut the Prima® peaches in half and remove the pits. Brush the peach halves with olive oil.

Peaches halved on Blackstone grill

Place the peach halves on the Blackstone or grill.

Grill marks on peaches on Blackstone Grill

Cook each side until grill marks form, about 3-4 minutes. Remove from grill.

If you prefer, you can cut each half into 3-4 wedges or you can leave them as rounds.

 
For the Dressing
Vinaigrette

In a small bowl, whisk together honey, dijon mustard, white wine vinegar and olive oil. Then, add kosher salt and pepper to taste.

For the Salad
 
bowl of arugula with peaches

First, in a large salad bowl, add arugula, roasted pecans and goat cheese.

Grilled Peach salad in white bowl

Then, add the grilled peach wedges. Finally, drizzle with balsamic dressing.

This Grilled Peach Salad can be served immediately or stored in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Grilled Peach salad with peaches

Why We Love Prima® Peaches

Prima® Wawona is fully committed to stone fruit – it’s what they do from the heart of California! Bringing together over 150 combined years of expertise and passion from two of the fruit industry’s leading family farms, Prima® Wawona offers the largest, most diversified selection of conventional and organic stone fruit in North America. They are dedicated to setting the standard for what premium quality should be so that you can experience what it means to take a bite out of unmatched excellence.

And we love the Prima® Promise. From planting to hand-picking, they strive for perfection in every operation so you can trust that when you pick up a piece of Prima®, you’re enjoying premium quality fruits that are brought to you at the perfect time. It truly is fruit grown with love.

Find some great stone fruit recipes directly on the Prima Wawona website.

Grilled Peach Salad

This Grilled Peach Salad is the most refreshing summer salad recipe. The peaches are grilled until a golden crust is developed, served over arugula, roasted pecans, goat cheese and a homemade honey dijon vinaigrette dressing.
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Course: Salad, Salads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled, apple salad, peach
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 976kcal

Equipment

  • Grill or Blackstone

Ingredients

  • 6 large Prima® peaches ripe and firm
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 5 oz Arugula
  • 1/4 cup roasted pecans
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese
  • For Vinaigrette
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp honey
  • 3 tsp dijon mustard
  • 3 Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Grilling Peaches:
  • Heat your Blackstone or grill to medium-low heat.
  • Wash and cut peaches in half and remove the pits. Brush the peach halves with olive oil.
  • Place the peach halves on the Blackstone or grill. Cook each side until grill marks form, about 3-4 minutes. Remove from grill.
  • Cut each half into 3-4 wedges.
  • For the Dressing
  • Balsamic dressing. In a small bowl, whisk together honey, dijon mustard, white wine vinegar and olive oil. Add kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • For the Salad
  • In a salad bowl, add arugula, roasted pecans and goat cheese.
  • Add the grilled peaches.
  • Drizzle with dressing.
  • Salad can be served immediately or stored in the refrigerator until ready to serv

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Nutrition

Calories: 976kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 77g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 48g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 372mg | Potassium: 905mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 53g | Vitamin A: 3747IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 227mg | Iron: 5mg

Did you try the Grilled Peach Salad? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.

Lori Taylor

Author: Lori Taylor

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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