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Peach and mint salad


Peach and mint salad
Here is a very simple, fresh and delicious recipe; the flavour of mint goes very well with peaches.
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Last modified on: September 7th 2012

For 6 people, you will need:

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Stage 1 - 1 min.
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Roughly cut 1 handful fresh mint leaves with scissors into a cup.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
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Pour on 4 tablespoons of sugar syrup and leave to stand (while preparing peaches) until the syrup takes on the flavour of the mint.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Stage 4
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Over a bowl, take a peach in your hand and cut off small pieces with a knife, without going right to the stone.

We don't use immedieately around the stone as this flesh is less sweet.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
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Do this with all the peaches.

Add juice of 1 lemon and mix well.

If peach salad is to be kept longer than one hour, add 1 pinch vitamin C to prevent browning.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Pour mint syrup over peaches through a fine strainer to remove mint leaves which you can discaed.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Add more sugar syrup until peaches pieces are well covered.

Cover with plastic film, and keep in the fride until serving.

Stage 8
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You can serve in individual bowls, with a few mint leaves for decoration.

Remarks

The secret of this recipe is in the quality and flavouro f the peaches, take best flavoured you can find, different kinds if possible: yellow, white, vine, etc.

If you lke a stronger mint flavour, you can make an infusion. For this: put chopped mint leaves in a pan, with sugar syrup, over low heat and bring to the boil. When boiling, remove from heat, cover and leave to cool. Add to peaches through a strainer as in the classic recipe.

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% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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