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This peaches, roasted pecans and bean salad screams summer with Ontario peaches and a sweet, honey garlic dressing brings hearty beans, onions, pecans and frisee together to bring a satisfying and flavourful salad! Garnish with some fresh ricotta cheese for an extra dimension of texture and flavour.


Peaches, Roasted Pecans and Bean Salad
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  • 1 tsp (5 ml) grated lime zest
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) honey
  • 1 small garlic glove minced
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups (500 mL) bean medley
  • 1 head of frisee chopped into 2inch Pieces
  • 4 Ontario peaches halved, pitted and chopped coarse
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped roasted pecans
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh basil finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno chilli stemmed, seeded, chopped fine


  1. Whisk lime zest, juice, honey, garlic. Season with salt together in a large bowl. Whisking constantly, drizzle in oil.
  2. Add beans, peaches, frisee, onions, pecans, basil and jalapeno to bowl, toss to combine. Serve!


Chef’s Tip garnish with some fresh Ricotta

Chef D - Darryl Fletcher This recipe was developed by Chef D, otherwise known as Darryl Fletcher is a regular guest on TV shows across Canada, sharing delicious recipes with an informative and approachable flair. He also is the host of his own tv shows, At Home with Chef D and Chefdtv.com.

 Special thanks to OntarioTenderFruit.ca! OntarioTenderFruitLogo

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