Maple Grilled Peach and Arugula Salad

Lighter Fare | Apps and sides | Salads

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Portions: 4


  • 4 peaches, halved and pitted
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup from Canada, divided
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 8 cups arugula
  • 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/3 cup chopped toasted pecans


  1. Preheat grill to medium heat; grease grate well. Brush peaches with 3 tbsp maple syrup; grill, turning a few times, for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender. Let cool slightly; cut into wedges.
  2. In large bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, remaining maple syrup, salt and pepper. Add arugula; toss until well coated.
  3. Divide arugula among 4 plates (or place on serving platter); top with peaches, goat cheese, tomatoes, blueberries and pecans.
Advice from Maple experts

• Substitute feta or blue cheese for goat cheese if desired.
• Maple-grilled peaches are also great as dessert – topped with ice cream.