Meatless Monday: Arugula Nectarine Salad with Cashews Recipe

  • Got extra nectarines on hand? Look no further—stone fruit is absolutely delicious in salads! This arugula nectarine salad with cashews and mozzarella is our new summertime go-to salad.  

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    A refreshing salad to use up those last nectarines or peaches of the summer!

    Prep Time:
    Servings: 4


    • arugula: 3 cups
    • nectarines: 2, pitted and sliced
    • red onion: ¼ cup thinly sliced
    • mozzarella: ⅓ cup
    • roasted cashews: ¼ cup
    • olive oil: ⅓ cup
    • balsamic vinegar: 2 tablespoons
    • dijon mustard: 2 teaspoons
    • salt and pepper: to taste


    Step 1: Core and slice the nectarine into ½ inch wedges. Thinly slice the scallions and tear the mozzarella into ½ inch chunks. 

    Step 2: Toss the arugula with the sliced nectarines, onion, torn mozzarella pieces, and cashews.

    Step 3: In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and mustard. Toss the salad with the vinaigrette. Season to taste with freshly ground black pepper and sea salt. Serve immediately after dressing the salad. 

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