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Recipe: Peach chicken salad

Posted July 28, 2011 8:20 p.m. EDT

Peaches at the Western Wake Farmers Market in Cary.

Here's another way to enjoy some North Carolina peaches!

Peach chicken salad

1 lb chicken, cooked and chopped
2 to 3 peaches, cubed
1 pepper (sweet or spicy), diced
½ onion, diced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 ounces goat cheese
Salt & pepper

Add peaches, pepper, onion, and basil to the cooked chicken. Gently toss in olive oil and finish with goat cheese. Salt & pepper to taste. Enjoy in a lettuce wrap, tortilla, on crackers on by itself!

The Western Wake Farmers Market offers recipes here on Go Ask Mom once a month. The market is open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays and 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays on Morrisville Carpenter Road in Cary. And most Saturdays, the market offers some special events.

Here's what's coming up in August:

Aug. 13: Whole Foods Market of Cary dishes up free samples of market-inspired recipes that you can make at home. Live music from 9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. will be provided by Karl & Matt of SHMaK

Aug. 20: Live music from CityFolk from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Aug. 27: The Butterfly Lady, Suzanne Tilton, makes a special appearance at the market. Stop by to see beautiful painted lady butterflies and chrysalises and learn about the life cycle of butterflies. Kids, don't miss the butterfly release at 11:30 a.m. (weather permitting)!

Click here to learn more about the market!