Peach Basil Red Onion Salad

A sweet and savory dish with peach, onion, basil, and lemon perfect for summer gatherings or a side dish for grilled meats.

This peach basil red onion salad is a perfect combination of sweet and savory flavors. The juicy and succulent peaches provide a natural sweetness while the red onion and fresh basil add a tangy and herbaceous kick. The lemon juice adds a refreshing acidity that brings all the flavors together. A touch of olive oil adds richness and depth to the dish. The result is a light, refreshing, and vibrant salad that is perfect for summer gatherings or as a side dish for grilled meats.



Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time


Total Time

15 minutes


  • 3 peaches, sliced to 1/2-inch thickness
  • Red onion, thinly sliced
  • Fresh basil leaves, torn or roughly chopped
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the peach slices, thinly sliced red onion, and basil leaves.
  2. Drizzle with the lemon juice and mix gently.
  3. Season the salad with coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper, ensuring even coverage.
  4. Finish by drizzling the extra virgin olive oil over the salad and giving it one last gentle toss to ensure everything is well-coated.
  5. Serve immediately, enjoying the harmonious blend of flavors.

Tip: For an added layer of texture and taste, sprinkle some crumbled feta cheese on top before serving.