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Grilled Peach and Asparagus Salad with Goats Cheese

Grilled Peach and Asparagus Salad with Goats Cheese

August 2, 2023

Here to sweeten your barbecue this grilling season is a delicious peach recipe packed with seasonal flavor. Best enjoyed outside among friends and family, this recipe combines elements of sweetness, tanginess, and smokiness to delight your palate. Pair with a chilled Temecula Valley Chardonnay to complete the meal.

Yield: 4 Servings


Yield: 4-6 Servings

  • 4 ripe peaches, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1 bunch of asparagus, cut with the bottoms trimmed
  • 1 red pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 yellow pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 red onion, peeled and quartered
  • ½ cup (106g) extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup (60g) balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon (5.69g) salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper (1.18g)


  • ¼ cup (5g) shredded basil
  • ½ cup soft (113 grams) goat cheese


  • Pre-heat barbecue to medium-high.
  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except for basil and cheese. Toss together to evenly coat with oil and balsamic vinegar.
  • Place all ingredients into a vegetable holder (or use a pan with holes or a screen) to prevent vegetables from falling between grill. Reduce heat to medium and place mixture onto heat.
  • Cook for 5 to 7 minutes, or until everything is softened and has a little char.
  • Remove from heat and place back into the mixing bowl if chilling to serve cold or place an even amount onto each plate and top with a spoon of goat cheese. Sprinkle fresh shredded basil overtop and serve.
  • Note: This dish can be served warm or cold.

Suggested Wines:

Bella Vista Winery~ 2021 Chardonnay This wine has delicious notes that will pair beautifully with this recipe

Inn at Churon Winery ~ NV ChardonnayThis wine has delicious flavors of melon with hints of vanilla

Wiens Family Cellars~ 2022 Chardonnay This wine has delicious flavors of jasmine, honeysuckle and white stone fruit harmoniously framing a crisp, clean texture

Recipe and photo courtesy of the Wine Institute of California

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