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Peachy-Perfect Salad

A simple but gourmet salad with a delicious balance of semi-caramelized onion, creamy cheese, sweet peaches, and crunchy pecans.
Prep Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Salad
Keyword: peaches, salad
Servings: 6



  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp salt


  • ½ lb salad mix
  • ½ lb peaches sliced
  • 3 oz cheddar/gruyere cheese blend crumbled -- We get ours from Aldi, but an aged cheddar will work well also.
  • 2-3 onions sliced and caramelized refer to the blog post for instructions on caramelization.
  • 6 oz pecans chopped and toasted


For the Dressing

  • Combine vinegar, oil, sugar and salt in ball jar. Shake well to combine.

For the Salad

  • Place salad mix in a bowl. Sprinkle peaches, cheese, onions, and pecans over salad. Top with dressing. Alternatively, portion out the salad greens into 6 individual bowls and divide toppings accordingly. Drizzle each salad with dressing. Enjoy!