A couple of years in the past I fell in love with peaches. Not that they weren’t good all these years earlier than, however it wasn’t till after having some type of peach pie or crisp that I actually dedicated to loving them like I’ve by no means cherished a fruit earlier than.
Besides possibly Honeycrisp apples; these candy crunchy issues lure me in each time (even when they’re $4.99/pound). I do know… disgrace on me.
Another excuse I dig this peach fruit salad? As a result of it’s a beautiful strategy to get children to essentially dig into some recent, nutritious fruit. The most effective a part of this recipe although is that it’s fully customizable, so in the event you really feel like including different berries or fruit, you possibly can! Generally I exploit yellow nectarines however often, I go for candy, ripe recent yellow peaches due to their distinctive sweetness and texture.
Summer season fruit salad substances
Earlier than I save the above photograph because the screensaver on my cellphone, let’s discuss what substances you’ll have to make this straightforward summer time peach fruit salad. Head to the farmer’s market (or your individual backyard!) and seize:
- Recent yellow peaches
- A pomegranate
- Recent basil leaves
- Lime juice
This recent, summer time produce is then drizzled with a little bit of honey and a squeeze of lime juice for a candy and tangy end to the scrumptious fruit. I really like how the basil brings a recent earthiness and makes the fruit salad a bit totally different from what we’re used to.
What to serve with this peach fruit salad
This beautiful summer time fruit salad is greatest served with different scrumptious summer time recipes. Listed below are a few of my favorites:
Customise this summer time peach fruit salad
Be happy to make this fruit salad your individual!
- Go vegan. Preserve it vegan by omitting the honey or use a little bit of maple syrup.
- Add extra summer time fruits. Be happy so as to add strawberries, raspberries, nectarine or recent cherries!
- Select your herbs. Swap the basil for recent mint.
- Add a kick of warmth. Get a bit of wild with a sprinkle of chili powder or cayenne pepper.
- Make a meal. Add some feta or goat cheese crumbles, creamy avocado and your favourite greens like arugula or spinach to make a light-weight lunch salad!
What fruit is greatest for fruit salad?
I’ve discovered that fruit salad is greatest with agency berries and different fruit that doesn’t simply break down or get mushy so if you wish to prep the salad just a few hours forward of time, you completely can. I counsel avoiding raspberries, watermelon and bananas, as they will simply get soggy. Be sure that whenever you add peaches they aren’t overly ripe and nonetheless have some firmness to them!
Methods to retailer this peach fruit salad
This peach fruit salad will keep good for about 2-4 days within the fridge in hermetic containers. The acid from the lime juice may even assist stop the peaches from browning and can hold the remainder of the fruit tasting good and recent. It’s nice to toss in quinoa, on high of spinach, or on high of a bowl of yogurt within the morning.
Make it forward of time
If you wish to make this peach fruit salad forward of time, be happy so as to add all the pieces to a bowl 1 day earlier than you’re able to serve it. I might suggest including the basil ribbons final in order that they hold their fairly inexperienced colour when tossed with the salad.
I imply, come on… don’t you need to simply dive in?
Don’t misinform me.
Extra peach recipes you’ll love
Get all of my peach recipes right here!
I hope you like this beautiful summer time peach fruit salad. In the event you make it, you’ll want to tag #ambitiouskitchen on Instagram. You may as well go away a remark under and charge the recipe to let me know the way you preferred it. xo!
Honey Lime Basil Peach Fruit Salad
Beautiful honey lime basil peach fruit salad made with recent peaches, blackberries, blueberries and pomegranate. This summer time peach fruit salad recipe is frivolously tossed with honey, lime juice and recent basil leaves for a recent summer time facet dish that is good for bbq’s and events!
massive ripe (however not too ripe) yellow peaches, sliced
- Seeds from 1 medium pomegranate
massive basil leaves, reduce into ribbons
Add peaches, blackberries, blueberries, pomegranate seeds, and basil leaves to a big bowl. Drizzle honey and lime juice, and toss with tongs. Serves 6.
If you wish to make this peach fruit salad forward of time, be happy so as to add all the pieces to a bowl 1 day earlier than you are able to serve it. I might suggest including the basil ribbons final in order that they hold their fairly inexperienced colour when tossed with the salad.
To retailer: this peach fruit salad will keep good for about 2-4 days within the fridge in hermetic containers.
See the total publish for straightforward methods to customise this peach fruit salad!
Servings: 6 servings
Serving measurement: 1 serving (primarily based on 6)
Recipe by: Monique Volz // Bold Kitchen | Pictures by: Eat Love Eats
This publish was initially revealed on June 29, 2020, and republished on August 1, 2022.