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Watercress, Endive, and Grilled-Peach Salad

Choose fruit with a fragrant aroma and flesh that yields a bit when pressed gently. If a peach has cuts or tan spots, or if it's rock-hard or mushy, don't buy it. Color has more to do with variety than ripeness.

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  • Servings: 4
Watercress, Endive, and Grilled-Peach Salad

Source: Everyday Food: Great Food Fast


  • 1/2 recipe Grilled Peaches
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 Belgian endives, trimmed and cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 stemmed bunches watercress (about 8 cups)
  • 6 ounces halved bocconcini, or sliced fresh mozzarella


  1. Prepare grilled peaches; quarter each half, and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together fresh lemon juice and olive oil; season with coarse salt and ground pepper.

  3. Add Belgian endives, stemmed watercress, and bocconcini or mozzarella. Toss to coat. Divide among plates; arrange peaches next to salad.


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