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Early Autumn Salad



When going from summer to autumn, sometimes it's hard to choose what season to cook for! With this autumn salad, you don't have to choose. A simple change in produce (grilled peaches to apples) takes this from summer to fall in a snap.  We love the fresh, simple ingredients that come together to create something amazing. The best way to make this salad shine is to use the limited-release, 3-Year Velvet Blue.


Ingredients

  • Arugula

  • Shaft's 3-Year Velvet Blue

  • Peaches or Apples

  • Walnuts

  • Red onion

  • Your favorite balsamic vinaigrette

Instructions

  1. If using peaches:

  2. Preheat grill or stovetop to high.

  3. Halve and de-pit peaches. Brush lightly with oil

  4. Grill for 3-5 minutes on each side or until slightly charred.

  5. Remove and slice into wedges

  6. If using apples: simply cut apples into wedges

  7. Roughly chop walnuts and dice red onion

  8. Assemble salad by tossing arugula with balsamic vinaigrette. Add grilled peaches and/or apples, Shaft's 3-Year Velvet Blue cheese crumbles, walnuts and red onion.

  9. To make this a well-balanced meal - add grilled, balsamic chicken.


What would you add to this salad to make it your own? We want to see your creations on social media, be sure to tag us!



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