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"Garden greens are abundant throughout the summer and into early fall. a variety makes this salad interesting both in texture and colour. When mixed with fresh nectarines and finished with a zesty dressing, it comes alive and tickles the senses! - Chef Mark Picone, Vineland ON

Prep Time15 mins

INGREDIENTS

DRESSING
 1 red chili, finely chopped
 ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
 3 tbsp *Niagara Ice Wine vinegar
 1 tbsp maple syrup
 ¼ cup freshly chopped mint
 2 tbsp chives, snipped
 Sea salt to taste
SALAD
 1 *Boston bibb lettuce, washed and dried
 1 *romaine lettuce, washed and dried
 1 *red leaf lettuce, washed and dried
 3 Ontario nectarines, cut into wedges
 ½ red onion, thinly sliced

DIRECTIONS

DRESSING
1

In a small bowl combine ingredients and set aside.

Tip: In substitution of Niagara Ice Wine Vinegar, may use sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar.

SALAD
2

Tear lettuce into bite sized pieces and place in a large sald bowl. Add nectarines and onion. Whisk dressing, pour over greens and toss lightly. Serve on cold sald plates.

Suggested wine pairing: Riesling from the Niagara-Peninsula

Ingredients

DRESSING
 1 red chili, finely chopped
 ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
 3 tbsp *Niagara Ice Wine vinegar
 1 tbsp maple syrup
 ¼ cup freshly chopped mint
 2 tbsp chives, snipped
 Sea salt to taste
SALAD
 1 *Boston bibb lettuce, washed and dried
 1 *romaine lettuce, washed and dried
 1 *red leaf lettuce, washed and dried
 3 Ontario nectarines, cut into wedges
 ½ red onion, thinly sliced

Directions

DRESSING
1

In a small bowl combine ingredients and set aside.

Tip: In substitution of Niagara Ice Wine Vinegar, may use sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar.

SALAD
2

Tear lettuce into bite sized pieces and place in a large sald bowl. Add nectarines and onion. Whisk dressing, pour over greens and toss lightly. Serve on cold sald plates.

Suggested wine pairing: Riesling from the Niagara-Peninsula

Ontario Nectarine Salad with Minted Chili Dressing