I enjoy this time of the season because of all the fresh vegetables and fruits that we can grow in our garden’s and fruit from our fruit trees. What I haven’t grown in my garden I purchase from local vendors at the Saturday Market or from roadside stands in my area.
Here is a favorite of mine during this time of the summer season fresh cucumber and peach salad.
1 medium cucumber , thinly sliced
2 medium peaches, pitted and sliced
2 Tbsp. rice vinegar
2 Tbsp. fresh basil – chiffonade or sliced thinly
1 Tbsp. fresh mint
1tsp. sunflower seeds (optional)
Thinly slice cucumber and marinate slices in the rice vinegar for at least 1 hour in fridge to blend flavor. Toss gently with peaches just prior to serving. Garnish with basil, mint and sunflower seeds.