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May 7, 2014

Nectarine Chicken and Prosciutto Salad

 The BEST refreshing salad with a Honey Dressing and a family favorite ~ perfect for a light dinner or lunch ! #Salads #ChickenSalad
As with most kind of dishes, I have my top favorites. Breakfast, pasta, red meat and so on, I always have that one or two recipes I always know would be a favorite, not only for me but which my family loves as well.

This Nectarine Chicken and Prosciutto Salad is one of them. I put this one straight in the filling, not too rich, light dinner, lunch group and can not tell you how many times I have made it to date.
Nectarine Chicken and Prosciutto Salad ~ The BEST refreshing salad with a Honey Dressing and a family favorite ~ perfect for a light dinner or lunch ! #Salads #ChickenSalad
Nectarines are of course a type of peach, very popular in South-Africa {although I grew up knowing it by the Afrikaans name - Kaalgat Perskes, which might be rude to translate, verbatim, into English !}

My favorite part of this filling salad ??  Absolutely everything ! The ingredients, fruity, meaty, cheesy and of course my much-loved-leafy-herb .. rocket. Btw, I can eat a whole packet of rocket by itself and try to always have some on hand. Do you have a favorite kind of leafy herb, which is just always/usually in your fridge?

NECTARINE CHICKEN AND PROSCIUTTO SALAD

INGREDIENTS:

DRESSING:

1/3 cup Light Olive Oil
2 t Wholegrain Mustard
2 t Honey
2 t Balsamic Vinegar

SALAD:

8 Slices Prosciutto
1 1/2 cups Raspberries
1 1/4 cups Cooked Chicken, shredded
6 Nectarines, quartered    {best, but use Peaches if unavailable}
1 - 1 1/2 Handfuls Fresh Rocket
125g Buffalo Mozzarella  {plain will also do}

Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste

DIRECTIONS:

1.) Mix all the ingredients for the dressing well - keep chilled until ready to serve the Salad.
2.) Arrange all the Salad ingredients on a large serving plate - drizzle with the Dressing just before serving and season with Black Pepper.

Nectarine Chicken and Prosciutto Salad ~ The BEST refreshing salad with a Honey Dressing and a family favorite ~ perfect for a light dinner or lunch ! #Salads #ChickenSalad
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4 comments:

  1. Stone fruit is always perfect with chicken and salty meats match made in heaven!

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  2. Yum! This looks so good, Linda! Thanks for sharing on TT&J:)

    Katie@funhomethings.com

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  3. What a delicious looking salad! Love all the great ingredients you used! Looks so good for summertime too!

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  4. G'day! A healthy salad indeed! YUM!
    Viewed as part of Happiness Is Homemade Link Party #19
    Cheers! Joanne

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