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2017 Peach Recipe Results - Salads & Main Dishes

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2017 Peach Recipe Results - Salads & Main Dishes

Peach Festival

1st Place - Dwayne Schumpert
Oysters Lexco

4 dozen oysters in shell
3 cups red pepper, finely diced
1 cup yellow onion, finely diced
2 jalapeno peppers, finely diced
1 1/2 lbs. bacon, finely diced
1 T. olive oil
4 cups fresh spinach, chopped
1 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
2 clove garlic, finely diced
3 cups fresh peaches, finely diced
3 cups shredded parmesan cheese
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper


  • Shuck oysters, rinse meat and chop;
  • Cook peppers, onion, and bacon in olive oil in skillet over medium-low heat until vegetables are tender (about 15 minutes.)
  • Stir in spinach, basil & garlic and heat another 2 minutes
  • remove from heat and mex with the remainder of ingredients, including oyster meat
  • spoon into oyster shells
  • bake on baking sheets at 400 degrees for 15 minutes

2nd Place - Denise Birt
Fresh Peach Spinach Salad with Honey-Peach Vinaigrette Dressing

2 ripe peaches, peeled and chopped
3/8 cup olive oil
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup sugar

Puree above ingredients in a blender until smooth. Refrigerate.

1 (10 oz.) package fresh spinach
4 cups fresh peaches, peeled and cubed
1 cup strawberries, sliced
1 cup blueberries
1 medium cucumber, peeled, sliced and quartered
1 cup roasted & salted pistachios, chopped
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese

Sliced peaches for garnish.

Place spinach in a large serving bowl. Add all salad ingredients except the goat cheese. Add the dressing and toss. Sprinle with crumbled goat cheese. Garnish with fresh peach slices.