Beet Salad with Peaches and Walnuts | Cook for Your Life

Beet Salad with Peaches and Walnuts

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min total
Person Icon for Serving Size 6 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 12 ingredients

Take advantage of summer’s sweet produce with this vibrant salad. Gem-colored peaches and beets boast healthy amounts of fiber, potassium and vitamin C as well as anthocyanins and polyphenols. Plus, research has shown that diets...


  • 2 medium cooked red beets, sliced ¼ -inch
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced ¼ -inch
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 small shallot, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. minced mint leaves (reserve a few sprigs for garnish)
  • 1 tsp. minced thyme (reserve a few sprigs for garnish)
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 2 cups sliced peaches without skin (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/3 cup toasted chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese (or feta)
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Nutrition Facts


153 cals


11 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

4 g

Monounsaturated Fat

4 g


13 g


9 g


3 g


4 g


352 mg


  1. On platter arrange beets and tomato slices. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. In large mixing bowl, combine shallot, mint, thyme, oil, lemon juice and honey. Stir well to combine. Add peach wedges and gently toss to coat.
  3. Arrange peach mixture over beets and tomatoes. Top salad with walnuts and cheese, garnish with mint and thyme sprigs and serve.

Chef Tips

This recipe contains cancer fighting foods: walnuts, tomatoes.

This recipe was specially crafted to support cancer prevention and survival. It adheres to AICR’s Cancer Prevention Recommendations. Learn more about AICR’s recipe guidelines.

Registered Dietitian Approved

Our recipes, articles, and videos are reviewed by our oncology-trained dietitians to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed., published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society