August 10, 2013

White Peach, Tomato & Avocado Salad


When summer is produce is at it’s peak, a salad pretty much makes itself. Add in some avocado and nothing else matters. As I mentioned in my previous salad post, any produce works, especially in season gems like tomato & white peaches.

While it looks simple, the flavor is anything but. Juicy tomatoes, sweet white peaches & buttery avocado meet spicy red onion and a bright lemon vinaigrette. Make 20 minutes or so ahead of time so the flavors have time to come together. While it’s delicious packed for lunch, I especially love it for a simple weeknight dinner. A crispy baguette, fresh boiled-corn, rose’… meet me on the porch.


If you try this recipe, let me know! Leave a comment, rate it, and tag your Instagram photos with #delishknowledge . I absolutely love seeing your creations. Happy cooking! 


Summer Salads Part 2: White Peach, Tomato & Avocado Salad

  • Author: Alex
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 -3 salads 1x


Avocado, White Peach and Tomato Salad! Use fresh, ripe produce and this salad pretty much makes itself!

  • Author: Alex
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 -3 salads 1x
  • Author: Alex
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 -3 salads 1x


  • 1 white peach, chopped
  • 4 large tomatoes, preferably heirloom, chopped
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced very thin (use a mandolin if you have one!)
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp. high quality extra virgin olive oil
  • salt/pepper to taste


  1. Toss together the red onion and red wine vinegar and let sit while you chop the rest of the ingredients, about 15 minutes.
  2. Drain the onions and pat dry. Toss onions with tomato, peaches, lemon juice, olive oil, and pinch salt pepper. Let sit for 5 minutes to absorb the flavors. To serve, add 1/2 of the salad to each plate and top with chopped avocado.


Per salad, makes 3: 296 calories, 24.3g fat, 20g CHO, 8.3g fiber, 4g protein

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 I received free samples of California Avocado mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by California Avocado and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.

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  1. I have to agree with Regan – your site graphics and your photos are looking mighty fine these days 🙂 And digging your salad series -this looks so fresh and delicious 🙂 Have a great weekend, my friend!

  2. First… Alex I just want to say how much I love the direction your photos are taking 🙂 Great work!!

    Next… hello, match made in heaven. A “fruit” salad of some of the best vegetables-that-are-really-fruits. Love it!