Peach & Cucumber Salad with Pepita Pesto

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Cilantro and pumpkin seeds stand-in for traditional pesto ingredients in this easy salad recipe. Look for peaches in July and August, when they are at their peak. Serve the salad along with grilled chicken or fish for a healthy dinner that’s ready in less than 30 minutes.

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  • Place pepitas in a food processor: pulse until coarsely chopped, about 10 pulses. Add cilantro, parsley, lime juice, jalapeño, garlic, and salt; pulse until minced, about 20 pulses. With the processor running, stream in oil until just combined but still chunky.

  • Gently toss cucumbers, peaches, and scallions in a large bowl with the pesto mixture and vinegar until combined.

 

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