Pancetta, Peach & Mozzarella Salad

saladA refreshing salad with a fruity kick…perfect for lunch on a summery day (with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc) (or two).

Pancetta, Peach & Mozzarella Salad


Two handfuls of stale bread ripped into bitesize pieces

4 ripe peaches, stoned and sliced.

125g mozzarella

100g pancetta

100g bag of watercress (or spinach, rocket, baby leaves if you prefer)

Handful fresh mint

Zest and juice half lemon

2 tsp red wine vinegar

2.5 tbsp olive oil

1 tsp caster sugar

1 tsp mustard



Preheat over to 200, gas 6. Put bread on baking tray for 10 mins until crisp and golden.

In hot frying pan, cook pancetta until crisp and golden, remove. Add peach slices to the pan and cook for 1 minute each side until softened and golden.

Whisk the lemon zest and juice, vinegar, olive oil, sugar and mustard to make a dressing.

Arrange everything else on four plates and drizzle with dressing.

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Alice Parsons
Alice Parsons
9 years ago

This looks wonderful – and just right for any occasion even in the cool early days of Australian spring

Annabel & Grace
9 years ago

Please don’t make us jealous Alice! We are heading for autumn here… but hopefully we’ll have enough sunny days to make this salad…hope you enjoy it. Grace x

9 years ago

Thought I’d give this a go…… I advise you do too, today! delicious x