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

Keywords for this recipe:PeachesMintSyrup
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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.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
910 Kcal or 3,810 Kj1 gr226 gr0 gr
45 %1 %21 %0 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
66 Kcal or 276 Kj< 1 gr16 gr0 gr
3 %<1 %2 %0 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
152 Kcal or 636 Kj< 1 gr38 gr0 gr
8 %<1 %4 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 6.98 €
  • Per person : 1.16 €

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Home made.
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  • For Sarah : this is a red kind of peaches call "vineyard peaches", they are pretty but not very tasty. If you can find small, very tasty and flavoured vineyard peaches from your grand-mother garden (or something), this will certainly be great.
    Posted by jh september 15th 2008 at 19:47 (n° 2)
  • It sound great, but what are those reds fruits in?
    Posted by Sarah september 15th 2008 at 19:40 (n° 1)
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